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    University of Virginia
  Nov 21, 2017
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

PPOL 4240 - Research Methods and Data Analysis in Public Policy

This course will provide an overview of research methods and data analysis in public policy, integrating basic statistical modeling. The class will promote a critical understanding of what good research is, how people sometimes lie with statistics, and how flawed research can be identified, and an appreciation of the relationship between researchers and the rest of society, and how researchers can most suitably deal with the existence of skeptics

Credits: 3