GPGC Programme Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

Class Code: GPGC5005
Academic Year: 2023 - 2024
Title: Methods in Social Science Research

Dr. James Floyd DOWNES

Period: Sa 02:30PM - 05:15PM
Location: YIA_502

This course introduces common methods used in social science research, with a special focus on quantitative methods. In particular, it will teach students practical tools to conduct causal analysis, using both observational and experimental data. These tools include basic descriptive statistics, multiple regression analysis, and the application of instrumental variables.