Research Design and Quantitative Methods (n/a)

Location: Columbia University, n/a

Time: n/a

Semester: n/a


Students learn how to critique research designs by working with a body of scholarly research published in top-tier journals, and then propose a research project of their own. Substantive topics include scientific research design, DAGs, identification and inference, mechanisms, modes of research, and meta-analysis. Quantitative topics include basic probability theory, sampling theory, mechanisms, survey research, ordinary least squares, data visualization, and R.


Two-semester methodology course for college juniors and seniors.


Learn how to conduct applied research using econometric approaches to identification and inference.