Quantitative analysis of poltical behavior

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Political Science
Printemps - Spring
Master - Grade
Prérequis / Prerequisites
Descriptve Statistics and Probabilities, Statistics, Analysis of variance and statistical Inference. Bachelor's degree or Equivalent; Level B2 of the the CECRL in English;

Contenu du cours / Course content
- Introduction to R and data for political research
- Variables, randomization and sampling
- Introduction to Probability, Discrete and Continuous Probability Distributions
- Sampling Distributions
- Statistical Inference
- Two group comparisons - means with dependent samples, non- parametric methods : application: Is political polarization increasing?
- Relationships between categorical variables Problem
- Observational studies, experiments and causality I
- Observational studies, experiments and causality II Application : Social pressure and voter turnout: Evidence from a large-scale field experiment.
- Intro to linear regression and correlation : Application: Guns and crime.
- Linear regression and statistical inference Application: Partisanship and political knowledge. 03.21 Multivariate relationships
- Multiple regression model
- Logistic regression
Objectifs du cours / Course objectives
This course will provide the students with tools to develop skills in research methods in political science and applied politics.

Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique
Faculté de Gouvernance, Sciences Economiques et Sociales

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