Working with (QUANTITATIVE) Data

Javier Garcia-Bernardo

  • Learn Python

  • Data mining: Find, organize, combine and code data

  • Data visualization: How to effectively convey information

  • Statistics refresher: Descriptives, CIs, Linear Regression

  • Geocoding and maps

  • Data quality: missing data, reporting bias

Objectives

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

COURSE FORMAT

  • Lectures + in-class assignments

  • Three graded homework assignments + Final project
  • Basic statistics

Excel: 14 lines of code

Python: 3 lines of code

1. efficient

why?

Excel: 14 lines of code

Python: 3 lines of code

1. efficient

why?

2. geocoding and MAPPING

Number of companies owned from the British Virgin Islands

3. Data Visualization

Democratic share of the presidential vote, 1932-2012, in each state of the former Confederacy.

Javier Garcia-Bernardo
garcia@uva.nl
`Great coders are today's Rock Stars. That's it!'

will.i.am (Black Eyed Peas)

`It starts out being very intimidating, but you kind of get the hang of it over time'

Chris Bosh (Five-time NBA All-Star)

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