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SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction  
2 Introduction to STATA® Problem set 1 handed out
3

Descriptive statistics I

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Introduction assignment due

Group projects handed out

4

Data resources and library research

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

 
5

Descriptive statistics II

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

 
6

Bivariate relationships I

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Problem set 1 due
7

Bivariate relationships II

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Problem set 2 handed out
8

Multiple regression I

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

 
9

Multiple regression II

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Problem set 2 due
10 Presentations of group projects  
11–12 Workshop and individual meetings Group project written reports due
13

Sampling and inference I

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Problem set 3 handed out
14

Sampling and inference II

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

 
15

Make up - this is a built-in flexible day, to make up lost time if we get behind

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation

Problem set 3 due

Problem set 4 handed out

16–17

Preliminary final project presentations and work sessions – these sessions are for you to work on your project and seek help

Student hard-nosed empiricist presentation during session 16

Problem set 4 due during session 17
18 Short exam which will cover all the technical material in the class  
19–22 Preliminary final project presentations and work sessions  
23–26 Final project presentations Final project write-ups due on the last day of the course

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