Training: R Bootcamp
August 22, 2015 to August 23, 2015

The workshop will be an intensive two-day introduction to R using RStudio. Topics will include

Training: Stata Intensive
May 26, 2015 to May 28, 2015

This 3-part Stata workshop will take place in a teaching computer lab environment, using publicly available data replicating a published economics paper. 

DAY ONE will cover:

April 27, 2015

Google is synonymous with big data and the computational and statistical tools that make it possible. What role can, and do, social scientists play?

Training: Weighting
May 6, 2015

This workshop will cover the main types of weighting, to correct for bias in sample data.

May 4, 2015

This workshop will cover the basic principles and methods of sampling.  Topics will include a discussion of the various types of samples,  the creation of sampling frames, the use of stratification

April 15, 2015 to April 22, 2015

An intro to the basics that instructors often assume you know, but that you probably never had good instruction on!

April 10, 2015 to April 17, 2015

This workshop will introduce the D3 javascript library and provide hands-on examples to create charts and maps with sample data. This is a two part workshop!

April 7, 2015

This presentation will cover the basics of natural experiments, along with providing two applications involving international sporting events.

April 8, 2015

This workshop will introduce two different web platforms for exploring and mapping US demographic data - SimplyMap and Policy Map.

April 13, 2015

Participants in this workshop will learn about some of the issues surrounding the collection of health statistics, and will also learn about authoritative sources of health statistics and data.