A problem-focused introduction at the senior-intermediate level to quantitative methods of analysis in political science. The semester begins with practical examples such as experiments and political predictions, focusing on what these methods are good for (and not good for). Statistical theory is introduced, along with hands-on work with real-world data.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x800wd In-class work (25%), 1x2500wd Final Research Report (50%), 1x1200wd Data Analysis Reports (25%)
24 credit points