Imai, Kosuke. Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018.The book can be found on Amazon or any other book store. It is not particularly expensive (eBook: US$ 29; Paperback: US$39 on Amazon), and it is important you buy it as soon as possible. The other book we will use in this course is:
Angrist, Joshua and Pischke, Jörn-Steffen. Mastering 'Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014.Angrist and Pischke's book is a great introduction to the five most widely-used causal methods in econometrics and political science. It is written in a very accessible style and has many interesting examples. We will use several chapters of the book throughout the course. Ebook version: US$ 19,99; paperback edition: US$31.
Moore, Will and Siegel, David. A Mathematics Course for Political and Social Research. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013.
Chiang, Alpha. Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics. New York City, NY: McGraw-Hill, Inc. Any edition.Both books cover all topics we will use in the course and more. Another good source for basic mathematics is Khan Academy.
Morgan, Stephen and Winship, Christopher. Counterfactuals and Causal Inference: Methods and Principles for Social Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Gerber, Alan and Greene, Donald. Field Experiments: Design, Analysis, and Interpretation. New York City, NY: W. W. Norton and Company, 2012.
Rosenbaum, Paul. Observation and Experiment: An Introduction to Causal Inference. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019.
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