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.
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 fellow student's paper are due Monday, Read more about Replication: Comments on Papers 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, papers turned in after the April 26 Read more about Replication Due