John A. Henderson

      Department of Political Science, Yale University

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PS 3: Introduction to Empirical Analysis and Quantitative Methods

  Fall 2011: 

   Lecture: M - W, 4 - 5:30 in 2050 Valley Life Sciences 

   Sec 110: Th, 12 - 2 in 105 Dwinelle

   Sec 112: Fri, 10 - 12 in 155 Barrows 


  Syllabi: Lecture and Section


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Week 10 (11/3 - 11/4) - Descriptives and Central Limit Theorem 

   - Handout 6: Confidence Intervals and Central Limits


Week 9 (10/27 - 10/28) - Measurement and Descriptives

   - Handout 5: Variables and Central Measures 


Week 8 (10/20 - 10/21) - More Observational Studies 

   - Quiz 4

     - Handout 4: Hurdles to Observational Research  


Week 7 (10/13 - 10/14) - Experiments and Observational Studies 

   - Quiz 3

     - Handout 3: LSAT Observational and Experimental Studies
     - Handout 2: Natural Experiments 


Week 6 (10/6 - 10/7) - Causality and Causal Theories 


Week 5 (9/29 - 9/30) - Fundamental Problem of Causality

   - Quiz 2


Week 4 (9/22 - 9/23) - Sequential and Simultaneous Games 

     - Handout 1: Game Theory Fun

Week 3 (9/14 - 9/16) - Game Theory and Deduction 

   - Section Assignment 1


Week 2 (9/8 - 9/9) - Inductive and Deductive Theories 

   - Quiz 1


Week 1 (9/1 - 9/2) - Science of Politics

   - UFOs and the Argument from Ignorance


Office:

D230 (ISPS)


Hours (Fall 2013):

Wed: 3:30 - 5:30


Email:

john.henderson[at] yale.edu

 

   
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