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Research Methods II - Probability, Inference, Regression

5004

Credits: 4 ECTS

Second semester

Compulsory courses

English

Summary

The course is the second part of a structured training in quantitative methods as used in the social sciences. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of statistical inference and how it is applied. The course starts with the basic probability theories of distributions, then teaches the steps of statistical inference leading to estimation of parameters and hypothesis testing. The course will take students to the basic creation and interpretation of regression models.

Students will have hands-on training through the use of the software program R.

Assessment

  • Participation: 10%
  • Exercises during the course: 40%
  • Final exam: 50%

Studies