The Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES) at the National Science Foundation supports annual three-week summer institutes on Empirical Implications of Theoretical Model that seek to train a new generation of scholars who can better link positive theory and empirical work. The Summer Institute is a highly collegial training program for advanced graduate students and junior faculty led by political scientists from across the discipline who employ EITM approaches in their research. It combines lectures on various facets of EITM approaches, lab instruction sessions, research seminars by leading scholars, and rich feedback for participants on their own ongoing research from lead faculty, a specific faculty mentor paired with each participant, and other Institute participants. The Institute also offers extensive opportunities for professional networking in small group dinners with faculty, visiting lecturers, and other participants.
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The primary benefits of EITM for student participants are:
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