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Monday, September 20 http://emwilk.myweb.uga.edu/POLS4150.html Course Webpage: POLS4150 – RESEARCH METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE (90595) Homework Review Research Design Exam # 1 moved to Friday, September 24 Correlation
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Nonexperimental Design Nonexperimental Design Based on observation Cross-Sectional Design Snapshot in time Statistics are used to control for extraneous factors Generalization is easier “Everyday” polling
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Nonexperimental Design Time Series Cross-section A number of cross-sectional studies conducted over a series of time. Example: Usually uses “aggregated data.” Economic performance and presidential approval Aggregate data The behavior of each individual unit is grouped together and then studied at the group level. Problem with Time Series Value of X at time t-1 might influence DVAR
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Nonexperimental Design Panel Study A number of cross-sectional studies conducted over time using the same exact observations . Panel mortality – people drop out.
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