Political Methodology

X Marks the Spot: Discovering the Treasure of Spatial-X Models

We contend that spatial-X (SLX) models are a better reflection of typical theories about spatial processes.

Interpretation: The Final Spatial Frontier

Building on the example of the diffusion of democracy, we elucidate how our approach to interpretation can be applied to modern political science problems.

GGPLOT2 Tutorial

I am in the process of creating a ggplot2 tutorial for my students. It will continue to grow as I get time. Feel free to check it here out and use any part of it as you wish.

Does Information Lead to Emulation? Spatial Dependence in Anti-Government Violence

This study examines whether acts of anti-government violence exhibit spatial dependence across state boundaries.

Stata and Political Science

Stata is today one of the two most popular statistics programs among political scientists.