Please join us on October 31st, 2019, from 12:30-1:20 PM in Thompson Hall (THO) Room 317, for Tasha Fairfield’s lecture, “Bayesian Guidelines for Case Selection: An Information-Theoretic Approach” as part of the Jackson School of International Studies’ QUAL (Qualitative Multi-Methods Research) Program.
Tasha Fairfield, Associate Professor in Development Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, analyzes the political economy of inequality, the politics of policy formulation, and business-state relations in Latin America. Her methodological research examines the Bayesian logic of inference in qualitative social science. Learn more about Tasha’s research by clicking here.
QUAL is a UW-wide initiative launched in response to pressing demand for qualitative research design and methods in universities, the private sector, and government. QUAL’s goal is to promote teaching and research related to qualitative methodology, and to foster a professional community of qualitative multi-method researchers. More information on the QUAL Program can be found at https://jsis.washington.edu/programs/qual/.