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Readings.
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Italicized are optional. (Usually a bit more detail)
Assignment Due
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8/23IntroductionK&W Chapter 1
Make sure you are signed up for Piazza!
You should be automatically enrolled, if not try here:
piazza.com/berkeley/fall2018/ps3
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8/28Theory and Models
K&W 2.1-2.5 and 2.9
Clark and Primo 3.1-3.3.
Clark and Primo Chapter 4
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8/30Optional: Installing R, Rstudio, Swirl
If you have a laptop you plan to work on, bring it to class
Follow steps 1-3 here https://swirlstats.com/students.html
AT LEAST download the files before class
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9/4Preferences, Utility, Expected Utility
K&W 2.6-2.8
Shepsle and Boncheck ch 2

My lecture notes on preferences
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9/6Games, Equilibrium, with applications to Collective ActionHumphreys vii-xv, 2-7
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9/11Political CompetitionShepsle and Bonchek pp 104-115
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9/13Challenges of causal inference: Big pictureK&W Chapter 3
Problem set 1 (Including Swirl "R Programming" lessons 1-6)
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9/18Potential Outcomes
Angrist and Pischke Introduction,
Angrist and Pischke, 1-17 (particularly 6-10)
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9/20Experiments vs Observational DataK&W Ch 4
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9/25Experiments ExampleAngrist and Pischke pp 17-33
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9/27Observational Data ExampleWand et al, "The Butterfly Did It"Problem Set 2
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10/2Review/catch up
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10/4MIDTERM
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10/9MeasurementK&W Chapter 5.1-5.6
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10/11Types of Variables and Descriptive StatisticsK&W Chapter 5.7-5.12
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10/16SamplingK&W Chapter 6.1-6.3
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10/18Polling and Confidence IntervalsK&W Chapter 6.4-6.5Swirl "R Programming" Lessons 7, 12, 13, 15
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10/23Hypothesis Testing and p-ValuesK&W 7.1-7.3
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10/25Bivariate Hypothesis TestsK&W 7.4-7.5
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10/30Bivariate Regression 18.1-8.3
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11/1Bivariate Regression 28.4-8.5Problem Set 3
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11/6Multivariate RegressionK&W Chapter 9
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11/8Election Day! Planning to have some kind of forum/Q&A
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11/13Multivarate Regression: Futher TopicsK&W 10
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11/15Regression with Limited Dependent VariablesK&W 11
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11/20NO CLASS: THANKSGIVING
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11/27Example of Recent paper 1
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11/29Example of Recent paper 2Problem set 4
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12/4RRR Week
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12/6RRR Week
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12/13FINAL: 11:30am-2:30pm
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