Announcements for 2-9-15

February 8, 2015

As you've probably heard, classes are cancelled tomorrow at Harvard. Even though we won't have class, we don't want to fall behind schedule. As such, we'd like you all to watch a lecture video from last year. You should start at about 31:20 and watch to the end. In section on Wednesday we'll be discussing some of this material, so please watch the video before then. Here's the link to it:

Readings for 2-2-2015

February 2, 2015

The reading for this week is Gary's article "Publication, Publication." You can find a copy of the paper at this url:

Don't forget the first problem set is due on Wednesday (Feb. 4) at 6pm. We'll be posting the second problem set (and the first assessment question) after section Wednesday night.

Optional R crash course

December 17, 2014

For anybody who does not have experience coding in R, I'll be holding an extra (optional) section during the first week of classes where I'll give a crash course. If R is totally new to you, I'd suggest finding some time to work through the tutorials that I've put together here: The crash course I do at the extra section will be based on those tutorials, but will be significantly shorter.