Johan A. Elkink

Introduction to Statistics

POL 40950 Introduction to Statistics

Lecture: Monday, 1-2 pm, room L143, Law Building.
Lab: Monday, 2-3 pm, room G5, Daedalus Building.

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.

For R users, the Google R Style guide might be useful.

Data and measurement slides lab dataverse
video on file.choose() in R
Univariate descriptives slides lab
Multivariate descriptives slides lab homework note on preparing homeworks
Simple regression slides lab video on reading slopes
note on using logs
Probabilities and probability distributions slides lab Z-table (by Demetris Athienitis)
video on standardizing variables
Sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem slides lab homework video on sampling distributions
Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals slides lab T-table (by Demetris Athienitis)
Comparing means and proportions slides lab
Multiple regression: t-tests and F-tests slides lab homework note on regression tables
Multiple regression: categorical independent variables slides lab note on dummy variables
Multiple regression: categorical dependent variables slides lab homework