Past Event

Ryan Enos - The Measurement of Partisan Sorting for 180 Million Voters

April 12, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Description

Segregation across social groups is an enduring feature of nearly all human societies and is associated with numerous social maladies. In many countries, reports of growing geographic political polarization raise concerns about the stability of democratic governance. This talk will show how advances in spatial data computation was used to measure individual partisan segregation by calculating the local residential segregation of every registered voter in the United States, creating a spatially weighted measure for more than 180 million individuals.

Event Speaker

Ryan Enos, Professor of Government at Harvard University

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. For more information, please visit the event webpage. Hosted by the Data Science Institute.