Past Workshops and Conferences

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Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Survey Research

Thu, May 1, 2014 (All day) to Fri, May 2, 2014 (All day)

Thursday, May 1
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Dinner for Presenters and Outside Attendees (by invitation) Room C, Prospect House (upstairs)

Friday, May 2
Bowl 01, Robertson Hall

Conference on The Causes and Consequences of Policy Uncertainty

Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 2:00 pm to Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 6:00 pm
Organized by Brandice Canes-Wrone, Nick Bloom (Stanford), and Jonathan Rodden (Stanford), CSDP is co-sponsoring this conference that explores how political phenomena affect investment and other economic outcomes. Scholars from political science and economics will examine the major research and policy debates surrounding this issue. The CSDP...

Social Networks workshop series

Mon, Sep 2, 2013 (All day)

The CSDP Social Networks workshop series began as a reading group in the fall of 2013:

Political Institutions Summer Workshop Series

Thu, Jun 20, 2013 (All day)

Chuck Cameron, Nolan McCarty, Alex Hirsch, and John Kastellec organized this summer Workshop on Political Institutions. The focus is on political institutions broadly, and the series reflects the current research interests of faculty and graduate students. Attendees will “workshop” papers to one another:

June 20:   Deborah Beim (EITM)...

Political Impact of Media

Fri, May 10, 2013 (All day) to Sat, May 11, 2013 (All day)

Economics, Communication, and Political Science Perspectives

May 10 - 11, 2013
Bowl 016, Robertson Hall
Princeton University
organized by Martin Gilens, Maria Petrova, and Markus Prior



Experimental Research Workshop: Best Practices and Applications

Fri, Sep 28, 2012, 9:00 am to Sat, Sep 29, 2012, 4:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016 Friday, September 28 9:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, September 29 9:00am - 2:00pm For program details:

Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to the Administrative Presidency

Fri, Sep 14, 2012 (All day)

September 14, 2012 - 300 Wallace Hall - Princeton University Each presentation is 15 minutes with 10 minutes for discussant comments, with any remaining time devoted to Q&A


8:30am – 9:00am   Breakfast

9:00am – 12 noon   Panel I

Experiment Design Workshop

Mon, Sep 3, 2012 (All day)

This new workshop series is intended to draw together experimentalists at Princeton University who conduct research relating to politics and public policy, in order to create a forum for developing new research methods and ideas, providing mutual assistance and feedback on "work in progress", and sharing the results of completed research...

New Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on the Choice of Political Institutions

Fri, May 11, 2012 (All day)

Research Workshop
Princeton University
May 11, 2012 Invitation only

Conference on Psychology and Policymaking

Thu, May 10, 2012, 9:00 am to Fri, May 11, 2012, 4:00 pm
Fourth Annual Princeton Conference on Psychology and Policymaking Keynote Speaker: Amy Cuddy, Harvard Business School Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11 300 Wallace Hall

Formal Models of Legislatures

Wed, Feb 1, 2012 (All day)

During the 2012 spring term, Monika Nalepa (University of Notre Dame and 2011-2012 CSDP Visiting Scholar), along with Princeton faculty members Adam Meirowitz, Alex Hirsch, and John Londregan, organized a research workshop in response to the CSDP Call for Proposals.

Comparative Political Economy Reading Group

Fri, Jan 20, 2012 (All day)

The 2011-2012 Comparative Political Economy Reading Group is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP) and the Research Program in Political Economy.

ESC Conference: Comparative Political Behavior and Taiwan Politics

Tue, Sep 7, 2010, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
This one-day conference will feature presentations by Ching-hsin Yu, Su-Feng Cheng, Chi Huang, Lu-huei Chen, and Eric Yu of the Election Study Center at National Chengchi University in Taiwan. 10:00am Coffee and light breakfast 10:15am Introductions and welcoming remarks by Larry Bartels and Chris Achen 10:30am Some Academic Debates about...

Conference on Comparative Responses to the Economic Crisis

Sat, Mar 27, 2010, 9:00 am to Sun, Mar 28, 2010, 1:30 pm
In the fall of 2009 PIIRS, along with CSDP and Oxford University, launched the first phase of a three-year research cluster initiative, The Politics of the Economic Crisis. Principal investigators and coordinators of the research cluster are Larry Bartels, Donald E.

Second Annual Princeton Conference on Psychology and Policy Making

Fri, Feb 19, 2010, 12:00 pm to Sat, Feb 20, 2010, 5:00 pm

Over the last few decades, insights from the fields of social and cognitive psychology have proven tremendously valuable to the study of public opinion and mass behavior. Less attention has been paid to psychological theories' implications for the study of political institutions, elite behavior, and other elements of the policy making process...

The American Electoral Process

Thu, May 1, 2008, 4:30 pm to Sat, May 3, 2008, 3:00 pm
The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics in the Woodrow Wilson School will host a three-day conference entitled "The American Electoral Process" beginning at 4:30pm on Thursday, May 1 and concluding at 3:00pm on Saturday, May 3, in Bowl 1 of Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.

Changing Media and Political Accountability

Fri, Nov 30, 2007, 12:00 pm to Sat, Dec 1, 2007, 3:00 pm
Newspapers are under siege, TV viewers have abandoned the broadcast networks for the niche world of cable television, and wholly new forms of communication like YouTube, blogs and electronic town halls are changing the way Americans engage (or don't engage) with politics. How are political candidates, officeholders, and the media themselves...

History of Congress

Fri, May 18, 2007, 1:00 pm to Sat, May 19, 2007, 5:30 pm
Part of a series of annual conferences, the two-day History of Congress Conference will bring together a broad range of political scientists and historians to share their study of the US Congress and generate new ideas.
Note: This conference is by invitation only.

Comparative Politics of Inequality and Redistribution Workshop

Fri, May 11, 2007, 12:30 pm to Sat, May 12, 2007, 3:45 pm

Co-sponsored by PIIRS, CSDP and EU Program

Princeton Conference on Deliberative Democracy

Thu, Mar 9, 2006, 4:30 pm to Sat, Mar 11, 2006, 3:00 pm

co-sponsored with the University Center for Human Values