INTRODUCTION TO EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS

Semester: 
Instructor(s): 
Units: 
4
Number: 
3
CCN: 
71469
Times: 
TuTh 9:30-11:00
Location: 
2050 VALLEY LSB
Course Description: 

This course is an introduction to the methods employed in empirical political science research. We will cover basic topics in research design, statistics, and formal modeling, considering many examples along the way. The two primary goals of the course are: (1) to provide students with analytic tools that will help them to understand how political scientists do empirical research, and (2) to improve students' ability to pose and answer research questions on their own. There are no prerequisites.

 

Please note that the description is from Summer 2013.

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