Prof. Shikano will serve as the first chair in the dissertation committee of Theresa Küntzler, PhD student in the Graduate School of Decision Sciences. We are very happy to welcome Theresa to the team!
Simon Munzert and Peter Selb recently published their study "Measuring Political Knowledge in Web-Based Surveys: An Experimental Validation of Visual Versus Verbal Instruments" in Social Science Computer Review Volume 35, Issue 2, 2017, p. 167-183.
On May 4, 2017, 16:15 - 17:45 Karsten Donnay speaks at the Data Science Seminar Series of the Social and Economic Data Science (SEDS) Research Unit in the Department of Methodology of the London School of Economics on the topic of "Integrating Conflict Event Data."
Susumu Shikano, Michael Stoffel and Markus Tepe recently published their study "Information Accuracy in Legislative Oversight: Theoretical Implications and Experimental Evidence" in Rationality and Society Volume 29, Issue 2, 2017, p. 226–254.
The article "Communication Power Struggles on Social Media: A Case Study of the 2011-12 Russian Protests" co-authored by Viktoria Spaiser, Thomas Chadefaux, Karsten Donnay, Fabian Russmann and Dirk Helbing analyzes public discourse during the 2011-12 Duma and presidential elections in Russia using a new Big Data mixed-methods approach.
New Conference Presentation: Alexander Wuttke presents shared work with Andreas Jungherr and Harald Schoen. "Measuring effects of interest groups? Mailings in survey experiments and in the field". Paper presented at the 75th National Conference, Midwest Political Science Association, 6.-9. April, Chicago, IL.
New Conference Presentation: Andras Jungherr presents his work on "The context-dependent importance of data driven campaigning." as part of the Stanford-LUISS conference on ”Cross-National Perspectives on Digital Democracy”, 6.-7. April, Rom.