POLS 7160X Methodology: Empirical Political Science
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 716.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits
Uses of quantitative methods in political research. Methodological issues such as factor analysis, interview design, survey research, content analysis, probability theory, simulation, and game theory. Implications for theory building in political science.