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Methodology Short Course, March 27th – 28th

Professor B. Dan Wood, Department of Political Science, Texas A & M University will be doing the spring short course in research methods. The title of the course is: Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Count and Duration Models. Formerly an engineer with … Continue reading

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Specification Problems in Panel Data Analyses

Title: Specification Problems in Panel Data Analyses Instructor: Professor Thomas Pluemper, Director of the Essex Summer School in Data Collection and Analysis Date: 02/14/2008 -02/15/2008 Files: Specification Problems in Panel Data Analyses Presentation Adolph_butler_wilson.pdf Outline_final.pdf ejpr_panel data.pdf pa_time invariant.pdf ppsa_17.pdf … Continue reading

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Regression Diagnostics and Multilevel Models

Subject: Focus on Regression Diagnostics and Multilevel Models Instructor: Jonathan Katz, Director of the Division of Social Sciences at Cal Tech. Date: 10/25/2007-10/26/2007 Time: 10AM-4PM (Lunch provided) Location: The Irving Hoch Seminar Room (GR3.606) Files: http://jkatz.caltech.edu/courses/ss228.html

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Analysing Spatial Data in R

Title: Analysing Spatial Data in R (Sponsored by the GISC Program) Instructor: Professor Roger S. Bivard, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration Date: Tuesday April 24, 2007 Time: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Location: GISC computer lab (GR3.602) and … Continue reading

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Generalized Additive Models

Title: Generalized Additive Models Instructor: Professor Robert Andersen, McMaster University Date: 3/15/2007-3/16/2007 at 10:00 A.M. Location: Irving J. Hoch Seminar Room (GR3.606) Files: Lecture 1: Introduction to R; Detecting and handling nonlinearity in the linear model framework Lecture Slides (PDF) … Continue reading

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Time Series Cross-Sectional Models

Title: Time Series Cross-Sectional Models Instructor: Professor Nathaniel Beck, New York University Date: 11/10/2006-11/11/2006 at 10:00 A.M. Location: Irving J. Hoch Seminar Room (GR3.606) Course Notes: The course handouts are available here. About: Nataniel Beck is internationally known for his … Continue reading

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Advances in Structural Equation Modeling

Title: Advances in Structural Equation Modeling Instructor: Dr. Peter Schmidt, University of Giessen and Dr. Eldad Davidov, University of Basel Date: 04/06/2006-04/07/2006 at 10:00 A.M. Location: Irving J. Hoch Seminar Room (GR3.606) Course Notes: The course presentations are available to … Continue reading

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Applied Bayesian Statistics

Title: Applied Bayesian Statistics Instructor: Simon Jackman, Associate Professor of Political Science and Statistics, Stanford University Date: 11/03/2005-11/04/2005 Location: Irving Hoch Conference Room (GR3.606) Course Notes: The course notes are available to download individually as PDF files below. Bayesian Analysis … Continue reading

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Introduction to Bayesian Statistics

Title: Introduction to Bayesian Statistics Instructor: Professor Charles Franklin, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison Date: 03/24/2005-03/25/2005 at 9:30AM both days Location: Irving Hoch Conference Room (GR3.606) Abstract: This course introduces Bayesian methods for data analysis in the … Continue reading

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Introduction to Multivariate Time Series Models

Title: Introduction to Multivariate Time Series Models Instructor: Professor Patrick Brandt (Ph.D. University of Indiana) of the University of North Texas Date: 10/28/2004-10/29/2004 Location: Irving Hoch Conference Room (GR3.606) Abstract: The course focuses on various vector autoregression models and considers … Continue reading

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