A wave-swept shore, remote, forlorn / here he stood, rapt in thought and drawn / to distant prospects.

The Bronze Horseman, Alexander Pushkin (1837) Photo from Senatskaya Ploshchad, St. Petersburg (2018)


Discussion



Introduction


Some History of Statistics:

Methods Guide:

Comparing Big Ideas:


Deductive Models of Politics



Causality


Causality:


Research Designs



Conceptualization and Measurement



Descriptive Statistics



Inferential Statistics



Linear Regression


Simple and Multiple Linear Regression in Python

Linear Regression in Python

A Beginner’s Guide to Linear Regression

Regression Analysis (OLS method) – in R – but more nice pictures illustrating the geometric properties of regression


Induction Meets Deduction (Examples)