Johan A. Elkink
teaching

Data Analytics for the Social Sciences

POL 30430 Data Analytics for the Social Sciences

Tuesday, 11-1, lab G6, Daedalus Building.

Syllabus

R can be downloaded for free here. A handy overview of R regression commands can be found here: reference card for regression. A more general one for R is here: short reference card.

You should also install RStudio.

1 24/1 Introduction slides lab | output | extra markdown cheat sheet | videos: markdown | importing Excel | using packages
2 31/1 Data inspection and visualisation slides lab | output
3 7/2 Transforming and cleaning data slides lab | output videos: merging
4 14/2 Visualisation: bells and whistles slides lab | output ggplot cheat sheet
5 21/2 Distributions and descriptive statistics slides lab | output
6 28/2 Linear regression slides lab | output
7 7/3 Logistic regression slides lab | output
8 28/3 Trees and forests slides lab | output project description
9 4/4 Cluster analysis slides lab | output
10 11/4 Factor analysis and multidimensional scaling slides lab | output
11 18/4 Wordscores slides lab | output
12 25/4 Topic models slides lab | output project description