**Quantitative Research Methods**

RPAD/RPOS 517

RPAD/RPOS 517

**Syllabus - Current (updating):**Spring 2019

**Syllabi (Old):**Spring 2018; Spring 2017

**Class Schedule and Materials**

At Home (before class) |
In Class | Stata | R | Python |
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Read: Replication articles Notes on Computing Introduction to Stata Introduction to LaTeX Download and install: R and RStudio Browse pricing for: Stata Browse options for LaTeX: Notes on LaTeX Videos: Intro to R Intro to RStudio Intro to Stata (YouTube) Intro to LaTeX (YouTube, using MiKTeX and TeXStudio) |
Introductions Syllabus Computing: Intro to Stata Intro to LaTeX Intro to Assigmment 0.01 |
Template 1 (.do-file in markdown) Template 2 (.do-file in LaTeX) |
Template 1 (.Rmd) | Template (.py) |

At Home (before class) |
In Class | Stata | R | Python |
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Read: Bailey, Ch 2
Do: Assignment 1A |
Do: Assignment 1B | Assignment Template using MarkDoc (.md or .tex) |
Assignment Template (.Rmd) | Template (.py) |

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Assignment 2A | Assignment 2B |

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Assignment 3A | Assignment 3B | Midterm Template (.do for LaTeX) |
Midterm Template (.Rmd) |
Python (.py) |

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Assignment 4A | Assignment 4B |

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Model Evaluation | Assignment 5A | Assignment 5B |

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Graphing | Assignment 6A | Assignment 6B |

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Diagnostics and Case Selection |
Assignment 7A | Assignment 7B |

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Diagnostics and Case Selection |
Assignment 7A | Assignment 7B |

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Dummy Variables and Dummy Interactions |
Assignment 8A | Assignment 8B | Pre-Registration Template (.do for LaTeX) |
Pre-Registration Template (.Rmd) |

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Continuous Interactions | Assignment 9A | Assignment 9B |

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Transformations, Non-linearities, Standardized Coefficients |
Assignment 10A | Assignment 10B |

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Locally-Weighted OLS | Assignment 11A | Assignment 11B |

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Dummy Dependent Variables | Assignment 12A | Assignment 12B |

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Review; Extensions; Next Steps |
Replication Template (.do for LaTeX) Review Template (.do for LaTeX) |
Replication Template (.Rmd) Review Template (.Rmd) |

**Additional Resources:**

__General:__

Workflow Notes

Computing Notes

__Programming:__

Stata Notes

R Notes

Notes on Moving Between R and Stata (Jupyter and knitr)

Python Notes

__Text Processing:__

LaTeX Notes

Markdown Notes

HTML Notes

__Integration:__

MarkDoc

knitr in R

Sweave in R

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