2nd Year, The University of Western Ontario
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to how political scientists study Canadian politics. It does so by surveying the institutional and non-institutional forces that drive cooperation and conflict in this country and equips students to answer the following questions: What patterns of cooperation and conflict exist in Canada and what explains those patterns?
Statistics and Data Analysis II: The Basics of Regression
ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
The course covers bivariate linear regression, multiple linear regression, and more advanced topics including interactive regression models and logistic regression. Focus will be placed on application, interpretation, and presentation of results, and concepts will be illustrated with substantive social science examples. The course will also cover what regression can and cannot do with regard to causal inference.