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Key concepts

Before class

Required readings

  • Chapter 4-6: Meier, K. J., Brudney, J. L., & Bohte, J. (2015). Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration (Ninth edition). Cengage Learning.
  • Gordon, R. A. (2012). Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences. Routledge.
  • Tukey, J. W. (1977). Exploratory Data Analysis. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
  • Klein, G., & Dabney, A. (2013). The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics (First edition). Hill and Wang, a Division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
  • Raper, S. (2017). The Shock of the Mean. Significance, 14(6), 12–17.
  • Marriott, N. (2019). Gender Pay Gaps A Median‐sized Problem. Significance, 16(4), 38–41.
  • USA Temperature: Can I Sucker You? | Open Mind. Retrieved August 25, 2021, from

In class

  • Take the pre-lecture survey here.
  • Lecture on key concepts and frameworks.
  • Catch up on major assignments:
    1. Qualitative Test.
    2. Replication project.
    3. Quantitative Test.

After class

Learning plan proposal (final) due this week.