Project Description: The goal of the project is to assess the determinants of the content of political ads in Mexico. To that end, this project plans to exploit the availability of the universe of political ads that were used in radio and television in the 2012 Mexican federal elections.
Description of RA Duties: The student will become knowledgeable about the literature on politics and media in developing countries. The student will first help to clean the automated transcripts of the
The Polinsky Language Sciences Lab is a linguistics lab that examines questions of language structure and its effect on the ways in which people use and process language in real time. One of our primary areas of focus is the study of heritage speakers--those who grew up hearing or speaking a particular language but who are now more fluent in a different, societally dominant language. Read more about Heritage Languages: Research, Documentation, and Educational Policy