The program may be downloaded as a PDF here.

Saturday, January 5, 2019


8.45 - 9:15

Registration (Room RY304)

9:15 - 9:30

Opening Remarks (Room RY305)

9:30 - 10:30

Keynote Address (Room RY305):
21st Century Political Methodology: Advances in All Modes of Empirical Analysis in Political Science

Robert J. Franzese Jr, University of Michigan

10:45 - 12:15

Session 1

Panel 1A - Forecasting (Room RY305)
Chair/Discussant: Hanno Hilbig (Harvard University)

Panel 1B - Conjoint Analysis (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: Lewis Luartz (University of California, Riverside)

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch (pick up in Room RY304, eat anywhere)

12:45 - 14:15

Junior Poster Session (Rooms RY304 and 306)

14:15 - 15:45

Session 2

Panel 2A - Ideal Point (RY305)
Chair/Discussant: Xiao Lu

Panel 2B - Junior Session 1 (Room RY303)
Chair/Discusstant: Shawn Treier (Australian National University)

16:00 - 17:30

Session 3

Panel 3A - Lobbying (Room RY305)
Chair/Discussant: Keisuke Kawata (University of Tokyo)

Panel 3B - Measurement (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: Benjamin Goldsmith (Australian National University)

18:00 - 20:00

Reception (Hamac de Paradis Kanbaikan)

Sunday, January 6, 2019


9:00 - 10:30

Session 4

Panel 4A - Longitudinal Data (Room RY305)
Chair/Discussant: David Carlson (Koç University)

Panel 4B - Local Attitude (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: Yunkyu Sohn (Waseda University)

10:45 - 12:15

Session 5

Panel 5A - Advances in Political Methodology 1 (Room RY305)
Chair/Discussant: Shiro Kuriwaki (Harvard University)

  • The Bias is Built In: How Administrative Records Can Mask Racially Biased Policing
    Dean Knox, Princeton University
    Coauthors: Will Lowe, Jonathan Mummolo

  • Political Statement Cycle
    Tomoko Matsumoto, Tokyo University of Science
    Coauthors: Jun Goto, Junichi Yamasaki

Panel 5B - Junior Session 2 (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: Shugo Shinohara (International University of Japan)

12:15 - 12:45

Lunch (pick up in Room RY304, eat anywhere)

12:45 - 14:15

Senior Poster Session (Rooms RY304 and 306)

14:15 - 15:45

Session 6

Session 6A - Text Analysis (Room RY305)
Chair/Discussant: Xinru Ma (University of Southern California)

Session 6B - Exploiting Natural Variation (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: David Hendry (London School of Economics and Political Science)

16:00 - 17:30

Session 7

Panel 7A - Words in Assembly (Room RY305)
Chair: Azusa Katagiri (Nanyang Technological University); Discussant: Naijia Liu (Princeton University)

Panel 7B - Advances in Political Methodology 2 (Room RY303)
Chair/Discussant: Erik Wang (Princeton University)

17:45 - 18:00

Closing Remarks (Room RY305)