The deadline for applications has been extended, but is very close.
The student will be based in Glasgow, Scotland, and will start in the Autumn of 2018. More details below.
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ESRC AQM Studentship: Strategic and Relational Event Models in International Climate Treaty-Making
Existing statistical approaches ignore the strategic and relational contexts in which specific agreements are made; they only consider a government’s current choice, independent of how their own choice affects future behaviour by others (strategic context)
and what to learn from historic ratifications (relational context). This PhD project hence proposes to assess, both substantively and statistically, the relative merits of two advanced quantitative methods: Strategic Estimation and the Relational Event Model
(REM) to investigate international agreement-making to better understand the nature of government choice over time.
Supervisors: Patrick Bayer and Mark Tranmer.
Professor of Quantitative Social Science
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School of Social & Political Sciences
University of Glasgow
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