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Women in Political Methodology Speaker Series

Illiberal Communication and Election Intervention During the Refugee Crisis in Germany

SASCAT: Natural Language Processing Approach to the Study of Economic Sanctions

**Accepted at Journal of Peace Reseach** Existing datasets of economic sanctions do not tend to take full advantage of government documents related to economic coercion. They may miss some economic sanctions, and do not capture some important details …

Monash-Warwick-Zurich Text as Data Workshop

International relations research is animated by the notion that leaders matter. Existing approaches rely on proxies such as regime type to infer the importance of individuals. We propose a new measure, one based on leader mentions relative to country …

Illiberal Communication and Election Intervention During the Refugee Crisis in Germany.

**Perspectives on Politics** Populist discourse - which tends to benefit anti-systemic parties - has been on the rise in the world’s democratic states. Powerful non-democratic states have both the means and the incentive to spread such discourse to …

Zurich Text as Data Conference - Foreign Interventions in German Elections

We use this the crisis set off by the arrival of asylum-seekers in Germany to test a theory of the use of propaganda as a strategy by a non-democratic state against a democratic state. We argue that a non-democracy on a collision course with a …

Tex Meth Conference of the Political Methodology Society

Fifth Open Section Meeting of the DVWR IR Section - Quantifying Attention to Foreign Elections with Text Analysis of U.S. Congress and the Presidency

We use web-scraping and text-analysis techniques to identify cases in which the U.S. gov- ernment discussed democratization in other states, as well as considered or imposed foreign policy measures to affect liberalism abroad. We focus our search …

Sanction Workshop: Supranational Economic Statecraft: Sanction Success and Failure in a Comparative Perspective

Quantifying Attention to Foreign Elections with Text Analysis of U.S. Congress and the Presidency: We use web scraping and text-analysis techniques to identify cases in which the U.S. gov- ernment discussed democratization in other states, as well as …

IC2C2 International Conference on Computational Social Sciences - Quantifying Attention to Foreign Elections with Text Analysis of U.S. Congress and the Presidency

We use web-scraping and text-analysis techniques to identify cases in which the U.S. gov- ernment discussed democratization in other states, as well as considered or imposed foreign policy measures to affect liberalism abroad. We focus our search …