Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis

Prof. Vera E. Troeger, University of Warwick
4 - 15 August (two week course / 35 hrs)

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Prof. Vera E. Troeger Is professor of Quantitative Political Science and Political Economy in the department of economics at Warwick University. Between 2007 and 2011 she was Director of the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis. Most of her academic education is in international and comparative political economy, economics, econometrics, and applied statistics. She previously held positions at the University of Essex, the Max Planck Institute of Economics and the University of Exeter. She teaches and taught courses and workshops in quantitative methods and statistics for undergraduate, master and PhD students in Political Science and Economics. Vera is associate editor of one of the most highly ranked journals in political science – Political Analysis and serves on the editorial board of the European Journal of Political Research. She is also a council member of the newly founded European Political Science Association. Her research interests lie at the intersection of international and comparative political economy, econometrics, and applied statistics, in particular economic policy diffusion and spillovers of monetary and tax policy, quantitative political methodology, especially pooled cross-section time series analysis, the trade off between bias and efficiency in finite sample econometrics and endogeneity issues. She published papers on external effects of currency unions, monetary policy autonomy, international tax competition, time invariant and rarely changing variables in pooled data analysis, budgetary party politics, war and stock market reactions in the American Journal of Political Science, the European Journal for Political Research, the British Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Conflict Resolution, European Union Politics and Political Analysis.

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