Quantitative Security Threads

Below are threads describing material covered or related to my gradudate course "Quantitative Security":

 

 

Thread offering an Overview of the Course

 

Thread on "Process Tracing" for Qualitative Work

 

Thread on why IR scholars do Large-N work

 

Thread on Learning Control Variables Through Scatter Plots

 

Thread on learning about p values by studying "the decline of war"

 

Data on Gun-Homicides Globally and in US

 

Data on effectiveness of Aerial Bombing Campaigns

 

Data on link between Arms Races and War Onset

 

Thread on empirical studies of link between Territorial Disputes and War

 

Flaws in War Fatality Data

 

The 1816 to 1923 "Gap" in Interstate War Data

 

Machine Learning and MIDs data

 

Civilian deaths from aerial bombing and how civilian trauma should influence strategic studies debates

 

Why Clash of Civilizations is not supported by data

 

Religious Holidays and Battles During Conflict

 

How Many Were Killed During the Rwandan Genocide

 

Review of the Terrorism Incident datasets

 

Exclusion Restrictions

 

Does Deterrence Work?

 

History of MLE's use in the study of conflict

 

Thread on historical origins of logit models

 

Early use of Multivariate Regression to study conflict

 

How to "Deconstruct" a dataset observation (application to 1999 Kosovo War)

 

Tracing the Legacy of Quincy Wright to the Correlates of War

 

The Decline of War

 

The Work of Qunicy Wright and Louis Richardson

 

The Role of Woment in Quincy Wright's Work

 

Holland's Statistical Inference piece

 

Power Metrics in IR

 

Measuring Democracy

 

Meaning of "Identification" and "Ignorability"