Monthly Archives: March 2011

Recovering a Basic Space from the 2010 ANES

Below we apply the basicspace scaling method (Poole, 1998) to a set of issues in the 2010 American National Election Study (ANES) in order to explore the dimensionality of contemporary public opinion. We use the basicspace package in R to … Continue reading

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