It's easy for us to assume that High School is a natural part of our education system, but that was not true 100 years ago. So how did we end up with the secondary "High" school that we have today, and what purposes has it served to society over time? This module covers the key moments in the history of high school: the people, the public policy arguments, and the events that helped to create the system we have today.
This module covers the basics of Instrumental Variables Analysis, including the concepts, uses, and pros and cons of IV analysis.
This module introduces how we see regression in research for Economics 339: Environmental Economics & Policy.
Multilevel models allow you to use the nested nature of data to your advantage. This module gives you a brief introduction to using them, including the two main kinds of multilevel models and their pros and cons.
In qualitative research, a "code" is the most basic building block. But what can a code look like, and how do you do coding? We give you the background you need.
We cover the main ways that researchers take limited data and make choices about their assumptions and expectations in order to create models of behavior for when experiments are extremely difficult or even impossible.