Polimetrics

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/04
Language
English
Learning objectives
This course is aimed to teach to students the main theories and the connected statistical methods available in the literature to correctly estimate the policy space within which the political competition occurs as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Third trimester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
This course is aimed to teach to students the main theories and the connected statistical methods available in the literature to correctly estimate the policy space within which the political competition occurs as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space. Moreover, students will learn to apply the spatial theory of voting in different settings to better understand the entire political cycle: from electoral competition to government formation. To this aim, several different open-source softwares will be employed during the classes.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
This course is aimed to teach to students the main theories and the connected statistical methods available in the literature to correctly estimate the policy space within which the political competition occurs as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space. Moreover, students will learn to apply the spatial theory of voting in different settings to better understand the entire political cycle: from electoral competition to government formation.
SPS/04 - POLITICAL SCIENCE - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
please contact me via email
skype / room 303
Reception:
Wednesday 14:00-17:00
room 319 - via Conservatorio 7, Department of Social and Political Sciences. The office-hours will be held on-line. Plz write directly to the teacher to make an appointment