Graduate Student Poster Session: Thursday

Causal Inference: IV and DD

“Why Do States Privatize their Prisons? The Unintended Consequences of Inmate Litigation”
Anna Gunderson

“Dynamics of Urban Competition in Authoritarian Regimes”
Sean Norton

“Electoral Protectionism: How Southern Counties Eliminated Elected Offices in Response to the Voting Rights Act”
Mayya Komisarchik

“Surveillance, Repression, and Co-optation in the Digital Age”
Xu Xu

“Citizen Rights and Cultural Assimilation: The Case of Unauthorized Immigrants”
Stephanie Zonszein

“Generalizing the parallel trend assumption in DiD studies”
Soichiro Yamauchi

Survey and Field Experiments

“How Refugee Resentment Shapes National Identity and Citizen Participation in Africa”
Yang-Yang Zhou

“Framing and Audience Costs”
Melissa N. Baker and Peter D. Carey

“Can Conjoint Analysis Mitigate Social Desirability Bias?”
Yusaku Horiuchi, Zachary Markovich, and Teppei Yamamoto

“God, Sex, and Politics: Disentangling the Dimensions of Discrimination in Apolitical Contexts”
Maggie A. Deichert, Stephen N. Goggin, and Alexander G. Theodoridis

“Using conjoint desing to assess when costs of voting matter in Tanzania”
Leah Rosenzweig

“The Downstream (Non-)Effects of an Encouragement Design on Political Engagement”
Alejandra Gimenez

“Invisible Pothole: Examining Bias in the Delivery of Municipal Service”
Min Hee Seo

Experimental games and game theory

“Spending Too Little in Hard Times”
Alessandro Del Ponte and Peter DeScioli

“Through the Grapevine: Informational Consequences of Interpersonal Political Communication”
Taylor Carlson

“How Much Will Voters Pay for a ‘Bit’ of Information?”
Stephanie A. Nail

“Exploring Measures of Ethnic Bias in Kenya: Tools from Behavioral Economics and Social Psychology”
Ashley Blum, Chad Hazlett and Daniel Posner

“Risk or Retribution: Using Experimental Methods to Interrogate the Emotional Underpinnings of Civilian Responses to Terrorism”
Carly Wayne

Text Analysis: Methods

“What is the reliability of human coded events?”
Viveca Pavon-Harr

“Estimating the number of dimensions in text”
Naijia Liu

“Anonymity Index: Automated Extraction and Classification of Sources”
Clara H. Suong

“Pressure or Policy? Changing Bill Content and the Meaning of Cosponsorship”
Matthew J. Denny

“Using machine learning on text to estimate the prevalence of sexual violence”
Colin Henry

“Simplifying Supervised and Active Learning for Text Analysis: Introducing ALTA, a Software Platform for Labeling Texts”
Blake Miller

“Estimating Partisan Stances Using Word Embeddings”
Patrick Y. Wu

“Machine Learning Predictions as Regression Covariates”
Christian Fong and Matthew Tyler

“Why Keep Arguing? Predicting Engagement in Political Conversations Online”
Sarah Shugars and Nicholas Beauchamp

“The Structural Bayesian Document Embedding Model: Measuring Meaning in Text as Data”
Adam Lauretig

“Sparsity in the Social Sciences: Complex LASSOs Made Normal”
Max Goplerud

“Linking Events and Locations in Political Text”
Andrew Halterman

“Partisan Representations: Measuring Partisanship in Word Embeddings”
Pedro L. Rodríguez Sosa

“Making the Sausage Semantically: What Politicians Hear and What They Say”
James Bisbee

“Measuring Agenda-Setting Power in Political Discourse”
Erin Rossiter


“Show Me the Money! Using Population Overlap Analysis to Locate U.S. Donors”
Tyler S. Steelman and John A. Curiel

“The Practicality of ZIP Code Constrained Redistricting and Election Outcomes”
John Curiel and Tyler Steelman

“Hot Districts, Cool Legislation: Climate Change Bill sponsorship in the U.S.”
Andres Sandoval, Mirya Holman, and Rebecca Broomley-Trujillo

“The Muslims Next Door: How Proximity to Mosques Impacts Political Attitudes”
Stephen Omar El-Khatib and Stephanie L. DeMora

Replications and Extensions

“Economic Retrospective Voting Revisited: A Replication and Extension of Fiorina (1978)”
Jae-in Choi and Shakari Byerly

“Trials, Tribulations, Tears, and Torments: Data Replication for Political Analysis”
Simon Heuberger

“Are Papers Written by Women Authors Cited Less Frequently?”
Kristin Bryant and Justin Esarey

Preference Estimation

“Resource Allocation as Representation: An Examination Using Cluster Analysis”
Jason Byers

“The Anatomy of Voting on the Long Ballot: Evidence from South Carolina Ballot Image Logs”
Shiro Kuriwaki

“Can Delegate Representation Explain Congressional Extremism?”
Lilla V. Orr and Matthew H. Graham

“The Structure of Political Choices: Distinguishing Between Constraint and Multidimensionality”
Matthew Tyler and William Marble

“The relationship between the ideal points of members and bill positions in Morocco”
MaryClare Roche

“Assessing the Relative Ideology of Primary Election Voters”
Alexander Podkul

“Estimating the Ideology of Primary Electorates”
Rachel Porter

“Estimating State Preferences from International Investment Treaty Content”
Florencia Montal, Carly Potz-Nielsen, and Jane Sumner

“Estimating Interest Group Ideal Points with Public Position-Taking on Bills in Congress”
Jesse M. Crosson, Alexander C. Furnas, and Geoffrey Lorenz

“Ends Against the Middle: The Generalized Graded Unfolding Model”
JB Duck-Mayr and Jacob Montgomery