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Roundtable discussion: Transparent methods, pre-registrations, and replications in political science

Many disciplines in the social sciences face a ‘credibility crisis’. In response to such crises, the Open Science movement is promoting research practices that are more transparent. In political science, there is a clear trend towards more transparent and replicable research. More and more journals are requiring the pre-registration of experimental work and a few […] Read more

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Université de Montréal Electoral Chairs Tuesday Seminar Schedule (19 January – 9 March)

19 January 2021 – Can Party Id be a Proxy? The Measure of Party Ideology with Party Identification     Nadjim Frechet (Université de Montréal) 26 January 2021 – Social Norms and Electoral Participation: Doing what is right or doing like everyone else Maxime Coulombe (Université de Montréal) 2 February 2021 – Evaluating Performance in […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 1 December

Attitudes towards homosexuality after “Obergefell v. Hodges”. Quasi-experimental evidence of anticipatory backlash from Israel  Stuart J. Turnbull-Dugarte (University of Southampton) The US Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was a landmark judicial ruling that expanded the civil rights afforded to sexual minority individuals by recognising the constitutional and federal right of lesbian, gay or […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 24 November

Dyadic Representation in Canadian Parliamentary Debates Florence Vallée-Dubois (Université de Montréal) Dyadic representation rests on the incentives of representatives to attend to the interests of their constituents in single-member district electoral systems. But party discipline greatly limits dyadic representation. In Westminster style parliamentary systems, for example, members are expected to toe the party line, which […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 17 November

Are citizens still receiving the treatment? A reassessment of previous findings on the effect of local context on the perception of the national economy Alexandra Jabbour (Université de Montréal) A growing number of studies investigate the role of local factors on individuals’ perceptions of the national economy. Some of those studies showed that individuals use local […] Read more

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Tuesday Seminar – 10 November

Vote switching and Coalition-Directed Voting: A Panel Study of Repeat Elections in Israel Liran Harsgor (University of Haifa)Reut Itzkovitch-Malka (The Open University of Israel) Or Tuttnauer (MZES Universität Mannheim)  A growing body of knowledge highlights the determinants of vote switching, such as issues, party positions and personality. This literature, however, does not take into account coalition-directed voting, which has […] Read more

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Nouvel épisode du balado de la Chaire

Dans cet épisode du balado, Jeanne Marlier, étudiante à la maîtrise au département de science politique, discute avec Philippe Mongrain, étudiant au doctorat qui s’intéresse à la prédiction électoral et plus particulièrement à la prédiction citoyenne. Philippe vient de publier un article qu’il a co-écrit avec Bruno Jérôme, Véronique Jérôme et Richard Nadeau, qui présente […] Read more

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Balado de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en démocratie électorale

C’est avec enthousiasme qu’on lance la série balado de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en démocratie électorale. Dans nos balados, on discute des élections, du comportement des électeurs et des partis, et de la représentation. L’objectif de la série est de discuter avec les auteurs d’articles ou d’ouvrages récents, de ce qui a motivé […] Read more