318.622.01 Data Analysis Workshop in Public Policy II
- Health Policy and Management
- 4th term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
Focuses on the application of statistical techniques learned in Statistical Analysis I –IV. Introduces students to STATA and develops skills in applying statistical techniques to a real-world data project. Concurrent registration with 318.612 and 318.613 required.
- Learning Objectives:
- Explain the purpose of various STATA tools, including commands, do files and log files;
- Perform various statistical operations using STATA;
- Design a program to conduct a statistical analysis of a data set;
- Interpret output from STATA and identify the policy signifiance (if any) in the results; and
- Use STATA to conduct a complete data analysis project that includes finding and cleaning the data set, creating variables, analyzing the data and completing a formal report on the findings.
- Methods of Assessment:
in-class assignments and analysis project
Final grade applies to all terms
- Enrollment Restriction:
undergraduates are not permitted in this course;
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
students enrolled in programs other than the MPP must obtain permission of department prior to registering for this course.
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments:
This course will be taught on the Homewood campus.