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Rocío Titiunik

Rocío Titiunik, Ph.D., is Professor of Politics at Princeton University.

Titiunik specializes in quantitative methodology for the social sciences, with emphasis on quasi-experimental methods for causal inference and political methodology.

Titiunik’s research interests lie at the intersection of political science, political economy, and applied statistics, particularly on the development and application of quantitative methods to the study of political institutions. Her work has appeared in many top journals in the social sciences and statistics, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of PoliticsEconometrica, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, and the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. She is currently associate editor for Science Advances and for Political Science Research and Methods, and a member of the Board of Reviewing Editors for Science.

Titiunik received her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009. Between 2010 and 2019, she was a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan.

She has received numerous awards for her work:
• Citation of Excellence Award, from Emerald Group Publishing, 2017.
• Emerging Scholar Award, from the Society for Political Methodology, 2016.
• Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology, from the Society for
Political Methodology, 2015.
• Thomas R. Ten Have Citation for exceptionally creative or skillful research
on causal inference. Awarded at Atlantic Causal Inference Conference,
• Robert H. Durr Award, from the Midwest Political Science Association, 2009

You can visit her personal webpage here.

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Rocío's Seminars

Regression Discontinuity Designs

This seminar focuses on methods for the analysis and interpretation of Regression Discontinuity (RD) designs. It will cover both introductory concepts and recent methodological developments.

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