17.871 Political Science Laboratory

Spring 2004

A photograph of Help Us to Win the Vote, 1914.
"Help Us to Win the Vote." 1914. By Popular Demand: "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920. (Image courtesy of American Memory collections, Library of Congress.)

Course Highlights

This course features labs and tutorials in using STATA® statistical software for various student projects, along with lecture notes.

Course Description

This course introduces students to the conduct of political research using quantitative methodologies. The methods are examined in the context of specific political research activities like public opinion surveys, voting behavior, Congressional behavior, comparisons of political processes in different countries, and the evaluation of public policies. Students participate in joint class projects and conduct individual projects.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Charles Stewart III

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session




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