The Saint Louis Area Methods Meeting
Friday, 29 April 2016
SLAMM! is always free to attend, but registration is mandatory.
- 8.45 - 9.15am
Coffee and light breakfast
- 9.15 - 9.30
- 9.30 - 10.30
"Identification and Estimation of Joint Treatment Effects with Instrumental Variables"
Matthew Blackwell, Harvard University
(Paper available at http://www.mattblackwell.org/files/papers/joint-iv.pdf)
(Discussant: Jamie Monogan, University of Georgia)
- 10.45 - 11.45
"Voters, Nonvoters and Attitudes Toward Income Inequality"
Jan Leighley, American University
(Discussant: Christopher Hare, University of California, Davis)
- Noon - 12.30
"NSF Funding Opportunities for Political Methodologists"
Cheryl L. Eavey, National Science Foundation
- 12.30 - 1.45
- 1.45 - 2.45
"Can Caucuses Alleviate Partisan Polarization in Congress?"
Jennifer N. Victor, George Mason University
(Paper available at http://ryantmoore.org/files/slamm/VictorHaptonstahlRinge.pdf)
(Discussant: Chris Warshaw, MIT)
- 2.45 - 3pm
Coffee and light snack
- 3.00 - 4.00pm
"What's the Alternative?: An Equivalence Approach to Balance and Placebo Tests"
Erin Hartman, Princeton University/University of California, Los Angeles
(Paper available at http://ryantmoore.org/files/slamm/hartman_equivalence_SLAMM2016.pdf)
(Discussant: Hans Noel, Georgetown)
- 4.00 - 4.10pm
- 5 - 8pm
Chef Geoff's (link)
3201 New Mexico Ave NW
(PDF map here.)
Yuma Building at the Washington College of Law (WCL)
Terrace Room 17
WCL is 1 block from the Tenleytown-AU Metro Station, on Metro
's Red Line.
The Yuma Building is directly across the street from 4001 Yuma Street NW.
If you enter the WCL Warren Building at 4300 Nebraska Avenue NW, walk straight through and access the Yuma Building from the WCL courtyard.
Parking at WCL
A limited number of free parking passes are available. Please email email@example.com for a permit.
Parking is available at WCL for $2 per hour, $16 per day. The parking entrance is on 4300 Nebraska Avenue. To get to the Yuma Building, Terrace Room 17, drive to the end of level P1 or P2, take the bank of elevators there, come up to Terrace Level, and YT 17 is down the hallway in front of you, slightly to left.
for a list of hotels near American University.
Coffee near WCL
- Atrium Cafe (between the Yuma Building and Capital Hall)
- WCL Dining Hall (Yuma Building)
- Bourbon Coffee (link), 4200 Wisconsin Ave NW
- Panera, 4501 Wisconsin Ave NW
- Starbucks, 4513 Wisconsin Ave NW
We are indebted to our sponsors for making this meeting possible: