Andrew B. Hall
andrewbhall at stanford.edu
My research focuses on the nature of democratic government. How effective are elections in controlling the behavior of political representatives? What factors make elections more or less effective, and why? I combine modern statistical techniques with wide-ranging quantitative and text-based datasets on both contemporary and historical American political activity to attempt to answer these questions.
I received my Ph.D. in Political Science and my A.M. in Statistics from Harvard University in 2015. I graduated from Stanford University in 2009 where I majored in Economics and Classics. For more information, see my CV.
Polisci 150A: Data Science for Politics