Reading Group

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

We will have five meetings this semester, location below:

11/21— Romo Rabinowitz Building Room 397
11/28— Romo Rabinowitz Building Room 397
12/5— Romo Rabinowitz Building Room 397
12/12 Wallace Hall Seminar 004
12/19—Romo Rabinowitz Building Room 397
Week 1: Machine Learning and Text

 

  1. Stewart and Grimmer, "Text as Data: The Promises and Pitfalls of Automatic Content Analysis Methodsof Political Texts." https://scholar.princeton.edu/bstewart/publications/text-data-promise-and-pitfalls-automatic-content-analysis-methods-political
  2. Voigt, et al.  "Language from police body camera footage shows racial disparities in office respect."
    http://www.pnas.org/content/114/25/6521.full    http://www.pnas.org/content/suppl/2017/05/30/1702413114.DCSupplemental/pnas.1702413114.sapp.pdf
  3. Hobbs. "Pivoted Text Scaling for Open-Ended Survey Responses"   https://www.methods-colloquium.com/single-post/2017/11/03/Will-Hobbs-Pivoted-Text-Scaling-for-Open-Ended-Survey-Responses
Week 2: Designing Survey Questions
Week 3: Experiments on Networks
Week 4: Estimating Counterfactuals
Week 5: Causal Inference with Panel Data