PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The George S. and Nancy B. Parker Professor of Economics, Jesse Shapiro, will deliver the Brown University Presidential Faculty Award lecture on Tuesday, October 25. His talk is titled, "How to Talk Like a Republican, and Other Lessons From Using Text as Data."
(Distributed October 21, 2016)
In his research, Shapiro looks in unusual places to find answers that can impact public policy and society. “Words and other features of language are likely to be an increasingly important source of data for social scientists in the years to come,” he says. Read more.