2017 QC Affiliates Postering Session

Tuesday, April 11 1:30-3:00 Minor Hall Conference Room Economics: Ben Leyden, Jorge Miranda, Jining Zhong, Cailin Slattery Statistics: Maria Tackett, Bo Yang Sociology: Candace Miller, Sarah Johnson, Colin Arnold Politics: Aycan Katitas, Thomas Gray, Carl Huang, and Bob Kubinec Music: Ryan Maguire

Jonathan Eggleston

Jonathan Eggleston: Does Encouraging Record Use for Financial Assets Improve Data Accuracy? Evidence from Administrative Data

Jonathan Eggleston, Economist at the U.S. Census Bureau Friday, April 21st 12-1pm 398 New Cabell Hall Lunch Does Encouraging Record Use for Financial Assets Improve Data Accuracy? Evidence from Administrative Data Abstract Many surveys ask respondents to look at financial records in order to improve data accuracy. However, the assumption that record use reduces measurement error…

Todd Sechser

Todd Sechser–Violence, Gender, and Pro-Social Behavior: Evidence from the Laboratory

Wednesday, April 19 12:00PM-1:00PM Nau Hall, Room 342 Abstract How does wartime violence shape post-war social cohesion?  Existing research offers mixed answers.  Some field experiments suggest that individuals who have witnessed political violence in the past are more likely to engage in pro-social behavior.  By contrast, research in psychology has found that witnessing violence leads to aggressive and…

Thomas Guterbock Named 2017 John M. Kennedy Achievement Award Recipient

Thomas Guterbock, Director of the Center for Survey Research at the University of Virginia, has been named the 2017 recipient of the John M. Kennedy Achievement Award, given by the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) for his service and leadership to academic survey research. As founding Director of the University of Virginia’s Center…

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…