Applied Data Analysis

PSC 200 (2013)
Galton correlation

Data analysis has become a key part of many fields including politics, business, law, and public policy. This undergraduate course covers the fundamentals of data analysis, giving students the necessary statistical skills to understand and critically analyze contemporary political, legal, and policy puzzles. Lectures focus on the theory and practice of quantitative analysis and weekly lab sessions guide students through the particulars of statistical software. No prior knowledge of statistics or data analysis is required. Taught with R.