Positive Political Theory


Introduction to generating hypotheses and building theory in political science. Focus on general principles of deductive and computational modeling, how theoretical models connect to empirical tests, and several of the main schools of theoretical modeling in political science including game theory and social choice. Course is expected to be taken simultaneously with Political Science 748. Open only to Political Science graduate students.


Rsvd Political Science Grads

Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • SS
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring