8th Annual IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science

Publicado el 30 de septiembre de 2016 a las 08h. y 32m. por Charo Llera en IPSA

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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that registration is open for the 8th Annual IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science, which will be held between January 23 and February 10, 2017. The deadline to apply is October 4, 2016.

Founded in 2010, the IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science seeks to provide scholars of the social sciences with access to high-quality, cutting edge, advanced training in qualitative and quantitative social science methods.

The IPSA-USP Summer School schedule is partitioned into three one-week sessions.  Please, find below the list of modules that will be offered in the 8th edition of the Summer School IPSA-USP in 2017.

8th Annual IPSA-USP Summer School in Concepts, Methods and Techniques in Political Science

January 23-February 10, 2017

University of São Paulo, Brazil

*Module 1 (January 23-27) (35 hours) *

  • Basics of Causal Case Study Methods, Derek Beach (University of Aarhus) Building Parametric Statistical Models, Glauco Peres da Silva (USP)
  • Designing Feasible Research Projects in Political Science, Allyson Benton (CIDE)
  • Essentials of Applied Data Analysis, Leonardo Barone (USP)
  • Methods and Problems in Political Philosophy, Herlinde Pauer-Studer (University of Vienna)
  • Modeling Dynamics, Lorena Barberia (USP), Andy Phillips (Texas A&M)

*Module 2 (January 30- February 3 - 35 hours) *

  • Advances in Modeling Dynamics, Guy Whitten (Texas A&M), Lorena Barberia (USP), Andy Phillips (Texas A&M)
  • Basics of Multi-Method Research: Integrating Case Studies and Regression, Jason Seawright (Northwestern University)
  • Basics of Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Analysis, Bruno Cautres (Science Po)
  • Basics of Set-Theoretic Methods and Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), Carsten Schneider (Central European University)
  • Basics of Spatial Interdependence in Theory and Practice, Laron Williams (University of Missouri)
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Glauco Peres da Silva (USP)
  • The Philosophy of Science: Positivism and Beyond, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson (American University)
  • Using Case-Based Methods in Practice, Derek Beach (University of Aarhus)

*Module 3 (February 6-10- 35 hours) *

  • Advanced Issues in Multi-Method Research: Integrating Case Studies and Contemporary Methods for Causal Inference, Jason Seawright (Northwestern University)
  • Advanced Issues in Set-Theoretic Methods and Qualitative Comparative
  • Analysis (QCA), Carsten Schneider (Central European University)
  • Advanced Issues in Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Analysis, Bruno Cautres (Science Po)
  • Analyzing Grouped Data: Multi-level Models, Randy Stevenson (Rice University)
  • Essentials of Multiple Regression Analysis, Glauco Peres da Silva (USP)
  • Modeling Dynamics in Space and Time, Guy Whitten (Texas A&M)
  • Predicting Elections, Cliff Young (IPSOS)

For more information on the School´s courses and instructors, financial aid, registration fees, and more, visit our website (http://summerschool.fflch.usp.br) or contact us at summeripsa@usp.br

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