GOV 61: Research Practive in Quantitative Methods

Course Material
Syllabus
Course Readings
Shadyside data (stata code)
Senate election data (stata code)
Powell Whitten data (stata code)
Economic Voting data (stata code)
Civil War data (stata code)
Senate election panel data (stata code)
Government Survival data (stata code)
Economic Voting aggregate panel data (stata code)
Economic Voting individual panel data (stata code)
Senate election IV data (stata code)
Conflict Data (stata code)
Assignment 1 (data) (data)
Assignment 2 (data)
Specification
Binary Dependent Variables
Mostly Harmless Econometrics (chapter 5 is on panel data, chapter 4 is on endogeneity and IV)
Data Proposal
Final Project

Course Schedule
Class 1 (Sept. 7) - Intro
Class 2 (Sept. 14) - Discussion of readings [1] and [2]
Class 3 (Sept. 21) - Lecture on hypothesis testing and specification in linear models
Class 4 (Sept. 28) - Discussion of readings [3] and [4]
Class 5 (Oct. 5) - Lecture on specification in linear models and models for binary dependent variables
Class 6 (Oct. 12) - Data brainstorming session, Discussion of reading [6]
Class 7 (Oct. 19) - Discussion on Panel Data, Assignment 1 due
Class 8 (Oct. 26) - Discussion of Readings [7] and [8], Data proposal due
Class 9 (Nov. 2) - Discussion of Endogeneity, Assignment 2 due
Class 10 (Nov. 9) - Discussion of [11] and [12]
Class 11 (Nov. 16) - Discussion of Limited Dependent Variables, Data set due
Class 12 (Nov. 30) - Discussion of [13]
Project Due Dec. 20