This page puts all of the slides and videos that I have prepared about research methods and skills in one place.

“How to” Guides

How to read research articles

How to “read” datasets

How to read regression tables

Finding Academic Research Articles


How to read Game Theory tables (Coordination Games)

Research Terminology and Concepts

Research Terminology

Statistical Terminology

Conceptualization and Operationalization

Collective Action Problems

Regression 101

Cause and Effect

Methods in Comparative Politics

Types of Theories in Comparative Politics

Types of Methods in Comparative Politics

How to compare two cases

How to evaluate historical research

How to evaluate interview research

Experiments in Political Science

Natural Experiments

Counterfactual analysis