When do nationalist voters support policies helping the world? Sociotropic politics reconsidered
Author: Alex Kustov (PhD Candidate in Comparative Politics)
Resistance to immigration and other globally beneficial policies is often thought to be driven by ethnic prejudice or selfish interests. I argue to the contrary that voters may also be motivated to restrict immigration by genuine altruism which is, however, often limited to their compatriots. Specifically, people oppose (support) immigration when they...
The last PRESS Research Workshop of the spring semester will be held onWednesday, May 3rd from 6-7:30 PM in 015 Robertson Hall. The workshop will feature a presentations from Carrie Barnett (PhD student in Politics) and Cameron Ballard-Rosa (Niehaus Fellow) (abstract below).Dinner and refreshments will be provided.
If you have any questions, feel free to email Elsa Voytas...
Are you thinking of conducting experimental research in the social sciences?
There are plenty of accounts of successful experiments, many of which are published in top journals and read widely among consumers and producers of social science.
But these accounts are only part of the story. They make little or no mention of the stumbles along the way to success and how they were dealt with. But these stumbles can be tremendously informative - and we can learn from hearing about what went wrong, how it was handled, and how it can be avoided.
PRESS is hosting an introductory skills session on using Mturk and Qualtrics for survey-based and experimental research. The session will be held on Thursday, March 2nd from 4:30-6 pm in Robertson 008.
This workshop is intended for anyone who is interested using these methods in their work but are not very familiar with these platforms. It will cover topics including: programming surveys into Qualtrics, using Mturk to recruit participants,...