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209.3 sec. 001 - Quantitative Approaches to Law & Social Science (Fall 2023)

Instructor: Abhay Aneja  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 4
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


MF 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 2240 Piedmont 102
From August 21, 2023
To December 04, 2023

Course Start: August 21, 2023
Course End: December 04, 2023
Class Number: 32059

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 15
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 12/08 12:30 AM

This course is a required first-year quantitative methods course for JSP students. The goal of this course is to provide students with enough background in applied empirical research so that they can successfully:

--consume and evaluate basic quantitative empirical research in law and social science
--take more advanced quantitative methods courses to further develop their skills.
--begin to conduct their own empirical research

The course focuses on research design and the general concepts that underlie statistical inference. The hope is that students who successfully complete the course will be able to think clearly about a wide range of substantive problems.

Note: this course is a starting point. It is not a substitute for a first-year statistics course. Moreover, it is not possible to cover what the typical empirical researcher should know about statistics in one course. Students who plan to do empirical research should take several additional methodology courses.

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)

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