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Fall 2019
Jan 26, 2020
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PPOL 502 - Reg. Meth. for Policy Analysis
This class is the second of a three-part sequence in Quantitative Methods. In this course, students further study multivariate regression analysis with a main focus on ordinary least squares (OLS) regression and a modest focus on probit and logit regression. Topics include hypothesis testing, heteroskedasticity, omitted variable bias, measurement error, and topics related to model specification. The course concludes with section on research methods. Topics include causality, internal validity and external validity, sampling and weighting, measure validity and reliability, and missing data. The statistical package Stata is used.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Juris Doctor
Schedule Types: Lecture

Public Policy Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Law/Public Policy
      Public Policy

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