Category: Research

Bias, Learning, and Observational Research

I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing the first time I saw Gerber, Green, and Kaplan‘s “The Illusion of Learning from Observational Research” (PDF): eating some peanut butter cookies in the back of a seminar room filled with august political scientists discussing methodology and the study of politics. I remember the […]

Tolerance in Indonesian Islam (New Paper)

It’s almost time for the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, which means it’s time for new APSA papers. Jeremy Menchik and I have recently completed ours, entitled “Islam, Identity, and the Organizational Roots of Political Tolerance.” You can click that link for the SSRN version; below is the abstract. The growing literature […]