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ORIGINAL PROJECT: U.S. Presidents' Positions on Roll Call VotesPres. Tyler's Positions:
27th House     27th Senate
28th House     28th Senate
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Does the Median Voter Prefer Divided Government?
Hypothesis: Median voters prefer divided government.  People distrust unified government and want ambition to check ambition. Is this always true (during wars and crises too)?  When does it occur (only […]

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Using Big Data to Solve Economic and Social Problems
Complete resources for course, taught by Raj Chetty, on how 'big data' can be used to understand and solve important problems.data
Data Driven Documents
D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS.data
Free Code Camp
Our mission: to help people learn to code for free. We accomplish this by creating thousands of videos, articles, and interactive coding lessons - all freely available to the ...data
Political Science Teaching Assistant
This web-based app reviews political science terms, great way to fill time before class starts. (From Political Science Data)data
Towards Data Science
Sharing concepts, ideas, and codes.data
Flourish: Data Visualization and Storytelling
Free plans available for educational use of public data.data
Interactive Statistical Pages
A compilation of links to web pages that perform statistical calculations.data
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New Teaching and Learning Articles with Replication Data
Pre-Analysis Plans: An Early StocktakingGeorge K. Ofosu; Daniel N. Posner (2023)
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#polisci Twitter: A Descriptive Analysis of How Political Scientists Use Twitter in 2019James Bisbee; Kevin Munger; Jennifer M. Larson (2022)
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Geographical Coverage in Political Science ResearchMatthew Wilson; Carl Henrik Knutsen (2022)
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Can We Do Better? Replication and Online Appendices in Political ScienceJonathan Grossman; Ami Pedahzur (2021)
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Dalton and Putnam: Teaching Political Polarization to Generation Z StudentsMark McBeth; Jules Belyea; Andrew Perry (2021)
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Elusive Inclusion: Persistent Challenges Facing Women of Color in Political ScienceJessica Lavariega Monforti; Melissa R. Michelson (2021)
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Examining Senior Seminar and Curricular Reform at an HBCUMatthew Platt (2021)
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How Can We Improve Graduate Training for Undocumented Students? Ethnic and Nativity-Based Inequities in Political Science Graduate EducationMichelangelo Landgrave (2021)
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Inclusive and Non-Inclusive NetworksDavid A. Siegel; Anisha C. Datta (2021)
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Learning by Creating: Making Games in a Political Science CourseSangbum Shin (2021)
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