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Fall 2014 - 62865 - PA397G - Analytical Methods for Global Policy Studies

Instructor(s): Gholz, Eugene
Unique Number: 62865
Day & Time: M 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Room: SRH 3.122
Waitlist Information:For LBJ Students: UT Waitlist Information
Final Exam Information:December 10, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm SRH 3.314/355
Course Overview

Analytical Methods for Global Policy Studies explains the core techniques of research design and analysis widely used by professionals in the global policy environment, including quantitative methods like multivariate regression and qualitative methods like case study process tracing.

Section Description

Analytical Methods for Global Policy Studies introduces the core quantitative and qualitative methods used by global policy professionals. Students will learn research design; the strengths and weaknesses of qualitative and quantitative research methods; the difference between systematic research and anecdotal evidence; the links between theory, evidence, and professional practice; and important strategies for analysis, inference, and interpretation, including case studies and regression.