Choosing Courses

Modern Regression Analysis is an appropriate course to start with Quantitative methods study. The regression analysis is the starting point for many of the most advanced techniques. In Quantitative Methods for Public Policy Analysis We will review the different appropriate techniques for causal effect, used in both the analysis of empirical evidence in the academic field and for the assessment of the public policies success. In the Experimental Methods students learn theoretical and practical fundamentals of experiments, with a dual focus on experimental design and analysis of experimental data. If your professional interests are oriented to the public opinion study, political behavior and values, in Survey Research Methods the details of research by survey are reviewed, including sampling techniques, questionnaire design and information analysis.

The Summer School's offer includes courses for public oriented to qualitative methods. Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Fuzzy Sets introduces participants to set-theoretic methods and their application in the social sciences with a focus on Qualitative Comparative Analysis. The Mixed Method and Case Study Research course may interest you if you are looking to complement the strengths of qualitative research in the case study with quantitative tools. Introduction to Data Science consists in a training towards the growing demand of Big Data and technology skills. This course is perfect if you want to handle and analyze extremely large datasets using cutting edge tools and data analysis algorithms.