PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH NETWORK

learn, exchange, improve

The PPRN is an inter-university platform which aims to foster methodological training, cooperation, and debate between doctoral students working in the broad field of public policy and political economy.

WHAT WE DO

At the PPRN we learn from one another, making the most of our PhD
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METHODOLOGICAL TRAINING

Research methods are the pillars of rigorous, empirical research. At the PPRN we organise research seminars on quantitative and qualitative methods to improve the quality of our research.

Team Talk

PEER-TO-PEER PAPER DISCUSSIONS

Feedback is always useful! Especially on early drafts of soon-to-be papers or chapters of our thesis. At the PPRN the members discuss their work in an informal peer-to-peer environment.

Audience

GUEST SPEAKERS AND SPECIAL LECTURES

Important questions for important speakers. What are the new frontiers of public policy research? What are the cutting-edge methodologies in the social sciences? Big Data and Public Policy? How to  bridge normative and empirical political science?