## Quantitative Methods I

POL 50070 **Quantitative Methods I**

Lecture: Monday, 1-2 pm, room L143, Law Building.

Lab: Monday, 3-4 pm, room G317, Newman Building.

Note that lectures are jointly with the Master's level Introduction to Statistics module. The main lecture slides are on that course page. Here only some weeks will contain slides, which will be used as introduction to the lab session. But note: Homeworks will be posted here!

All information about the course can be found in the syllabus.

Some of the data can be found on the teaching data page, while other data will be downloaded directly from elsewhere on the web.

The Google R Style guide might be useful.

Data and measurement | slides | |||

Univariate descriptives | ||||

Multivariate descriptives | slides | lab | homework | note on preparing homeworks |

Simple regression | note on using logs | |||

Probabilities and probability distributions | slides | Z-table (by Demetris Athienitis) | ||

Sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem | homework | |||

Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals | T-table (by Demetris Athienitis) | |||

Comparing means and proportions | ||||

Multiple regression: t-tests and F-tests | homework | note on regression tables | ||

Multiple regression: categorical independent variables | note on dummy variables | |||

Multiple regression: categorical dependent variables | homework |