Polimetrics

A.Y. 2019/2020
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/04
Language
English
Learning objectives
This course is aimed to teach how to apply the spatial theory of voting in different settings to better understand the entire political cycle: from electoral competition to government formation. Students will also learn the main theories and the connected methods available in the literature to estimate the policy space within which political interactions occur as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space. To this aim, enrolled students will be introduced to different open-source software during the lab-classes.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
SPS/04 - POLITICAL SCIENCE - University credits: 6
Lessons: 40 hours
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
This course is aimed to teach how to apply the spatial theory of voting in different settings to better understand the entire political cycle: from electoral competition to government formation. Students will also learn the main theories and the connected methods available in the literature to estimate the policy space within which political interactions occur as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space. To this aim, different open-source software will be employed during the lab-classes.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
This course is aimed to teach how to apply the spatial theory of voting in different settings to better understand the entire political cycle: from electoral competition to government formation. Students will also learn the main theories and the connected methods available in the literature to estimate the policy space within which political interactions occur as well as to measure the positions of political actors interacting in such space.
Lesson period
Third trimester
Lesson period
Third trimester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)
Reception:
monday 15.00-18.00
room 303
Reception:
Wednesday 12:30-15:30
room 319 - via Conservatorio 7, Department of Social and Political Sciences. No office-hours 11 September: Office-hours 18 September: 11:30-14:30