Bayesian Aldrich-McKelvey Scaling



Software and Examples:


BAM_JAGScode.bug: BUGS/JAGS script for Bayesian Aldrich-McKelvey Scaling.

BAM_ANES1980_issuescale.r: R code to perform Bayesian Aldrich-McKelvey Scaling of ANES 1980 Liberal-Conservative issue scale data.

Papers:


Christopher Hare, David A. Armstrong II, Ryan Bakker, Royce Carroll, and Keith T. Poole. 2014. "Using Bayesian Aldrich-McKelvey Scaling to Study Citizens' Ideological Preferences and Perceptions."American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming. Supporting Information and Dataverse page.

Supplemental Links:


JAGS (Just Another Gibbs Sampler)

rjags package for R

"How Politically Moderate are Americans? Less than It Seems." Post at the Monkey Cage blog.



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