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WIM + GMC | Dr. Mintzi Martinez-Rivera, “Decolonial Ethnographic Approaches to Social Justice Research” (March 26, 2021)

This event is offered in partnership with the Graduate Mentoring Center.Dr. Mintzi Auanda Martínez-Rivera is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and…

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WIM | Dr. Kosali Simon and Dr. Coady Wing, “How Has COVID-19 Affected Job Markets Worldwide?” (February 26, 2021)

This presentation starts by discussing how COVID-19 has affected job markets worldwide, key questions, methods, and data sources used. I will then focus on the research my colleagues and I have…

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WIM | Dr. Richard Benton, “Firm Partisan Political Positioning, Affective Polarization, and Risk Communication: Examining Firms’ Voluntary Disclosures on COVID-19” (February 12, 2021)

COVID-19 is among the most salient issues in the world presently, and for many current executives, it is likely to be among the greatest challenges they will face. Upon entering the U.S. context, the…

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WIM | Dr. Julia Rivera Drew, “An Introduction to IPUMS Health Surveys: Harmonized versions of the National Health Interview and Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys” (February 5, 2021)

This talk builds on last week’s introduction to IPUMS, given by my colleague Kari Williams. Targeting social scientists interested in health research, I will provide an in-depth exploration of…

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WIM | Kari Williams, "Using IPUMS Data for Health-Related Research" (January 29, 2021)

IPUMS provides free census and survey data from around the world. We receive funding from the NIH and NSF to make data more accessible to researchers by making them comparable across time and space.…

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WIM | Dr. Philip Schrodt, "Technical Forecasting of Political Conflict" (November 13, 2020)

Over the past couple of decades, technical models, both statistical, machine learning and combinations of these methods, for forecasting various forms of political conflict, including protest,…

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WIM | Helge-Johannes Marahrens, “Text Mining in Python for Social Scientists” (October 23, 2020)

Textual data are central to the social sciences. However, they often require several pre-processing steps before they can be utilized for statistical analyses. This workshop introduces a range of…

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WIM | Helge-Johannes Marahrens and Anne Kavalerchik, "Introduction to Python for Social Scientists" (September 11, 2020)

Python has become the lead instrument for data scientists to collect, clean, and analyze data. As a general-purpose programming language, Python is flexible and well-suited to handle large datasets.…

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03/29/2019 Tocqueville Lecture - Helena Rosenblatt: ROUNDTABLE ON The Lost History of Liberalism: From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century

The Lost History of Liberalism challenges our most basic assumptions about a political creed that has become a rallying cry—and a term of derision—in today’s increasingly divided…

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