Summer methods workshops

Percontor has just posted their summer schedule here: http://www.percontor.org/upcoming-workshops/ Topics: Refresher on multiple regression Writing and evaluating good survey questions Data management using Stata Increasing web survey response rates Logistic regression: analyzing binary outcomes  

ICPSR: probably the best summer school for methods training

I spent a summer here several years ago, studying maximum likelihood estimators and game theory. Great opportunity, if you can afford it: ** 2015 ICPSR Summer Program ———————————————————— ** Registration Is Now Open ———————————————————— The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of…

Workshop on quasi-experimental methods with Cook and Shadish

A workshop on better quasi-experimental design and analysis will take place at Northwestern University from Monday, August 3rd to Friday, August 14th. The workshop is for faculty from all disciplines who have an interest in causal research in education, though some advanced graduate students working with quasi-experimental data are also welcome. This two-week workshop will…

How to give a good presentation

Via Tyler Cowen’s blog. The focus is on applied microeconomics, but very useful for anyone doing applied quant work in the social sciences: http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/jesse.shapiro/research/applied_micro_slides.pdf  

IES training opportunity

Application Information – Research Design Workshop for Faculty from Minority-Serving Institutions The National Center for Education Research (NCER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education is hosting a Research Design Workshop for faculty from minority-serving institutions. The purpose of the Workshop is to provide an overview of quantitative education research design…

Causal inference workshops this summer

The basic is at Northwestern, the advanced at Duke; more info here. I attended the first version of the basic workshop several years ago. It was a bit disjointed (not surprising, given that it was the first iteration). The best aspect of the workshop are the big guns they bring in – I heard lectures…