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Miriam A. Golden

Full-time Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Contact info

[email protected]

[+39] 055 4685 207

Office

Badia Fiesolana, BF263

Administrative contact

Monika Rzemieniecka

Working languages

English, Italian

Curriculum vitae

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Miriam A. Golden

Full-time Professor

Department of Political and Social Sciences

Biography

Miriam A. Golden joins the Department of Political and Social Sciences in September 2019 as the Peter Mair Chair in Comparative Politics, moving from the University of California at Los Angeles. Golden studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the London School of Economics and Political Science, and received her PhD in 1983 from Cornell University. She was a recepient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2014 and a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University in 2018-2019. Golden is an active member of the international network Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP).

Golden's research is in the area of political economy, and spans the developed and less developed world. She uses statistical, analytical, and field experimental research methods. Her focus is on the responsiveness and accountability of politicians.

Recent research output

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2023 Winter: Seminar on Research Methods

2022 Autumn: Foundations of Development

2022 Spring: Field experiments I and II (together with Elias Dinas)

2022 Spring: Seminar on Research Practicum

2021 Autumn: Seminar on Foundations of Development 

2021 Spring: Workshop: List experiments, survey experiments and conjoints (organised together with Alexandra Hartman, UCL)

2020 Winter: Seminar on Practicum in Reproducible Research Methods

2020 Autumn: Seminar on Foundations of Development

2020 Spring: Workshop: Three sessions on Causal Inference with Kosuke Imai (Harvard), Donald Green (Columbia) and Alex Coppock (Yale) (organised together with A. Wittels and E. Woodhouse, MWF)

2020 Winter: Seminar on Political Accountability: Practicum in Reproducible Research Methods

2019 Autumn: Seminar on Foundation of Development

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