150C/350C: political methodology 3
Spring 2007
  • Past Exams
    • 2005 Exam and answer guide PDF
    • 2003 open book exam PDF
PoliSci 354F: applied bayesian analysis
150B/350B: political methodology 2
previous years material
151B: data analysis for political science
Spring 2006
  • Syllabus PDF
  • Lecture Slides (all PDF):
    • Lecture 2, April 10, 2006
    • Lecture 3, April 12, 2006
    • Lecture 4, April 17, 2006
    • Lecture 5, April 19, 2006
    • Lecture 6, April 24, 2006
    • Lecture 7, April 26, 2006
    • Lecture 8, May 1, 2006
    • Lecture 9 and 10, May 3, 2006
    • Lecture 11, May 8, 2006
    • Lecture 12, May 10, 2006
    • Lecture 13, May 15, 2006
    • Lecture 14, May 17, 2006
    • Lecture 15, May 22, 2006
    • Lecture 16, May 24, 2006
    • Lecture 17, May 31, 2006: see Agresti & Finlay, Ch 10, 11.1-11.6
  • R commands from class, April 10, 2006
  • R commands from class, April 12, 2006, and a comma-delimited file produced by Excel
  • Homework 1 PDF, due in class, Wednesday April 19, 2006.
  • R commands from class, April 17, 2006, defines a function to convert minutes to hours:minutes.
  • A note PDF on how a new observation can influence the sample mean (correcting an error in my lecture slides from April 17, 2006).
  • Homework 2 PDF, due in class, Wednesday, May 3, 2006. Answer Guide PDF
  • R commands from class, May 8, 2006
  • R commands from class, May 10, 2006 (1) small sample comparison of means; (2) Fisher's exact test for proportions; (3) comparison of means, dependent samples.
  • Homework 3 PDF, due in class, Wednesday, May 17, 2006. Answer Guide PDF
  • R commands from class, May 17, 2006. Examples of chi-square test of association; a function to compute the (Goodman-Kruskal) gamma measure of association for ordinal variables; example using the function.
  • R commands from class, May 22, 2006. Scatterplots and regression.
  • R commands from class, May 24, 2006. More regression examples, etc.
  • Homework 4 PDF, due in class, Wednesday, May 31, 2006. Data and setup R code.
  • R commands from class, May 31, 2006. Multiple regression, some plots.
  • R commands from class, June 5, 2006. Regression with dummy variables and interactions, more plots.
  • Final exam and answer guide, PDF June 9 2006.