The Art and Science of Psephology

MRSI Wednesday Webinars - 24th Jan 2024


About the Topic
Join a special session on political polling, where we will unravel the intricate blend of art, science, and a touch of magic. Save the date for an engaging discussion as we explore the fascinating world of political polling.

Date: 24th January 2024
Time: 1pm IST
Understanding Political Polling:
Embark on a journey to comprehend the nuances of political polling. We will explore the types, differentiating between Opinion Polls and Exit Polls and its role in shaping public opinion.

Methods Behind the Numbers:
Shredding light on the various polling methods and techniques employed in the field. We will draw comparisons between Vote Share and Seat Predictions and investigate the influence of technology, including its impact on methodology.

Understanding voter’s Behavior:
Beyond mere statistics, we will discuss voting behavior and compare the dynamics of State and National elections, unraveling the unique characteristics of each. A special focus will be placed on polling culture in India, highlighting its differences from other countries. 
For aspiring psephologists, we’ll discuss required qualifications and evaluate the value of specializing in this field, paving the way forward in understanding and influencing political landscapes.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain profound insights into the world of political polling. Register now to secure your spot and be part of an enriching discussion.