Connie Schibber

Constanza Figueroa Schibber

Are Legislative Majorities Successful in Translating their Policy Preferences into Policy Outcomes? A Bayesian Cross-National Analysis Wednesday, March 15 12:00PM-1:00PM Nau Hall Room 342 Abstract: In separation of powers systems, in theory, legislative and executive branches must concur for policies to be enacted. However, empirical research, especially on Latin American cases, suggests that rather than…

Thad Dunning

Thad Dunning, Research Talk

Tuesday, April 4, 12:30PM-1:30PM (specialized talk) Nau Hall, Room 342 Thad Dunning is Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley and directs the Center on the Politics of Development. He studies comparative politics, political economy, and research methods. His current work on ethnic and other cleavages draws on field and natural experiments…

Thad Dunning

Thad Dunning Public Talk

Tuesday, April 4, 4:00PM-5:00PM (general talk) Wilson Hall, Room 402 Thad Dunning is Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley and directs the Center on the Politics of Development. He studies comparative politics, political economy, and research methods. His current work on ethnic and other cleavages draws on field and natural experiments…

Sally Hudson

Sally Hudson of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

Thursday, March 23 12:30PM-1:30PM Sally Hudson of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Nau Hall, Room 342 Abstract Randomized evaluations show that Teach for America (TFA) teachers outperform colleagues in boosting achievement at hard-to-staff schools. Despite this cross-sectional evidence, TFA’s long-run effects remain unknown, a key concern for policymakers. High turnover among…

Call for Quantitative Collaborative Seed Grant Proposals

The Quantitative Collaborative (QC), a strategic initiative sponsored by the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, aims to transform quantitative research and teaching in the social sciences at the University of Virginia and directly to shape public policy at the highest levels. The QC nurtures through its four core thematic areas—Data Analysis/Quantitative…

Quantitative Collaborative Internal Faculty Sabbatical

The Quantitative Collaborative (QC), an initiative supported the College of Arts and Sciences, is dedicated to transforming quantitative research and teaching in the social sciences at the University of Virginia and directly to shape public policy at the highest levels. The QC nurtures nascent partnerships across the quantitative social sciences in the exploration of new…