Topics in Quantitative Sociology
Fall 2020 ENSAE
Mutz, 2011, Ch, "Population based survey experiments"
Parigi & al., 2017, SPQ, "Online field experiments: Studying social interactions in context"
Webster & Sell, 2007, Ch, "Laboratory Experiments in the Social Sciences"
Case-study for reading and commentary
Pager & al., 2009, ASR, “Discrimination in a low-wage labor market: A field experiment”
Commentaries: 1, 2, 3.
Case-studies for presentation
Foy & al., 2017, Socius, “The shade of a criminal record: Colorism, incarceration, and external racial classification”
Ridgeway & Nakagawa, 2017, SPQ, ”Is deference the price of being seen as reasonable? How status hierarchies incentivize acceptance of low status”
Salganik & Watts, 2009, CS, “Web Based Experiments for the Study of Collective Social Dynamics in Cultural Markets”