Building an Electoral Dataset and Testing Hypotheses with the Data part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This project is composed of two sequential parts: a six-week process of building two datasets (a cross-sectional and a time-series, cross-sectional dataset) containing electoral, party system, and voting behavior data for a set of countries and a three-week project employing non-parametric and regression techniques to test established hypotheses in the democratic institutional literature as well as hypotheses of the students' own design.
Political Economy of Latin America part of QuIRK:Courses
This seminar trains students to engage in the most recent and significant debates among scholars of Latin American development. The seminar includes focused study of patterns of development, poverty and inequality, political institutions, regional integration and globalization.