Lecture Notes

Lecture notes are listed in the table below along with lecture handouts.


LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction: Approaches to Political Analysis (PDF)
2 Measurement (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
3 Data Resources and Library Research
4 Introduction to STATA® (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
5 Measurement (cont.)
6 Descriptive Univariate Statistics (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
7 Correlation and Bivariate Regression (PDF)
8 Multiple Regression I (PDF 1 of 2 - 1.1 MB) (PDF 2 of 2 - 2.4 MB)
9 Multiple Regression II (PDF)
10 Presentation of Group Projects
11 Meet Individually to Talk about Individual Projects
12 Sampling and Inference I (PDF)
13 Sampling and Inference II
14 Class Topic to be Announced
15-18 Preliminary Presentations
19-21 Informal Work Sessions
22-25 Final Presentations

Lecture Handouts

STATA® Commands (PDF)

Gulf War Exercise (PDF)

Hand Exercise (PDF)