Category Archives: Singer

AAUW Dissertation Fellowship

Yazmín A. García Trejo, a POLS PhD candidate, has been selected to receive a prestigious American Fellowship from the American Association for University Women (AAUW) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The fellowship funds the final year of dissertation writing. Yazmín … Continue reading

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Singer writes on Latin American Public Opinion

Prof. Matt Singer helped write the annual report of the Latin American Public Opinion project. The first section of the report focuses on trends in inequality and economic exclusion in the hemisphere and was written by a team of scholars … Continue reading

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Schurin, Singer, and Dyson In the News

Prof. Ron Schurin wrote an op-ed in the Hartford Courant about serving as a presidential elector and the history of electors. The Monkey Cage cited some work Prof. Matthew Singer did on the National Rifle Association. Prof. Stephen Dyson published … Continue reading

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Singer on Economy and Voters in 2012 Election

Prof. Matt Singer was quoted in a story on the economics of the 2012 U.S. election.

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Faculty Participate in European Union-Funded Training for Kenyan Ministry of Finance Staff

Profs. Oksan Bayulgen, Shareen Hertel, and Matt Singer served as trainers for key segments of a 2-week training course on “Learning for International Development: Aid Effectiveness and Evaluation,” hosted by the UConn Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics. Prof. Boris … Continue reading

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Singer on Presidential Campaign and Economy

Prof. Matthew Singer was quoted in an article at entitled, “Personal finances key to 2012 election.”

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Singer posts on economy and elections

Prof. Matthew Singer posted at the Monkey Cage: “Which Economy is it, Stupid? Part II: Comparative Edition.” Singer looks at what studies in comparative politics tell us about how economic conditions affect elections results.

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Ingraham defends thesis on Trust and Sex Scandals

Jasseigh Ingraham ’12 defended her senior thesis. She was advised by Prof. Matthew Singer.

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Prof. Singer on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, & Economy in L. America”

Prof. Matthew Singer presented at a workshop in Quebec City on “Elections, Electoral Behavior, and the Economy in Latin America.” (view here starting about 2:10)(Part I of the workshop is here) The workshop was hosted by the Research Chair on Democracy … Continue reading

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Singer talk on Economic Perceptions & Govt. Support in Latin America (Audio)

This talk is over but you can still listen: MP3 (In the talk, Prof. Singer does make reference to tables in Powerpoint.) Please join us for a talk by Prof. Matt Singer “Campesinos o Banqueros? Economic Perceptions and Government Support … Continue reading

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