2016 Fall Seed Grant Proposals Deadline

Download the full grant requirements here⇒ QC seed grant call Fall 2016 Reminder that the 2016 Fall Seed Grant Proposals deadline is 12:00 noon, Friday, November 18th, 2016. Please note: QC seed grants are designed to support preliminary research intended to lay the groundwork for an application for external funds. Single-faculty proposals have a budget limit of…

Anne Meng

Anne Meng, UVA Department of Politics

Party Institutionalization in Autocracies: Concept and Measurement Thursday, November 10, 12:30PM-1:30PM Location Gibson 296 Abstract: A key finding in the literature on authoritarian rule is that single-party regimes are remarkably long-lived and resilient compared with military or personalist regimes. Scholars typically interpret single-party regimes as having uniformly strong ruling parties. This paper argues that using…

Hughes & Winter

Adam Hughes & Nick Winter: Using Online Labor Markets for Content Analysis of Campaign Advertising

12:30—2:00 Thursday, April 28 New Cabell 296 Summary We plan to cover three main topics: 1. Provide an overview of the video coding platform and explain the political advertising application. Political videos and visual data are increasingly easy to obtain. We explain how our platform helps scholars translate video content into measures of important political concepts.…

Call for Bynum Grants

An integral part of the mission of the Quantitative Collaborative (QC) is to improve the quality of graduate education in quantitatively oriented fields at the University of Virginia. Our graduate student affiliate program, to which you all belong, is an important means to this end. The QC steering committee collectively decided two years ago to…

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Rachel Potter

University of Virginia   Department of Politics   March 24th, Thursday 12:00—1:00   Gibson Hall 296 Abstract The economics literature documents a considerable wage penalty for less attractive employees in the labor market, ranging from law-school graduates to NFL quarterbacks. Less attractive people are also perceived to be less competent and less likable. In this…