Past Events

  • 2013 Jan 30

    Optional Intro to R Session

    (All day)

    Time: 7-8pm (before section)
    Location: CGIS K354 

    Introduction to R for those who have not used it previously. Please install R on your computers before the session here. It would be helpful if you could bring your laptop to this session to follow along with the code.

    Before section, please download the R code and the data so...

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  • 2013 Jan 30

    Section 1

    (All day)

    Time: 8-9.30pm
    Location: CGIS K354 

  • 2013 Jan 28


    2:00pm to 4:00pm

  • 2012 May 07

    Replication: Comments on Papers Due


    Once all papers are turned in, we will turn over your replication paper to another student, and assign you a replication paper to evaluate. Your last assignment for the class will then be to read and comment on a fellow student's work and to grade this student according to certain guidelines we will provide. Your main objective is to give the student feedback on what changes and improvements need to happen in order for the paper to be published. As always, you will be evaluated based on how helpful, not how destructive, you are. Your comments on your...

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  • 2012 Apr 26

    Replication Due


    The final version of the paper is due the first day of Reading Period, Thursday, April 26, at 5pm. You must turn in a hard copy of the paper and arrange to hand over all data and code (either by email or by Dropbox). You must also follow standard academic practice and create a permanent replication archive by uploading all your data and code to the Gov2001 Dataverse.

    If you need an extension with the replication paper, you do not need to ask permission: We will accept papers until Monday, April 30, at 5pm, but since you will have had more time,...

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