Quantitative Text Analysis for Political Science and Public Policy

Instructor: |
Dr. William E. M. Lowe |

Office: |
Room 3.14 |

Office Hours |
By arrangement. Email the instructor directly. |

Class Times |
Thursdays 16:00-18:00 |

Date | Title | |
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1 |
10.09.2020 | Text as Data |

2 |
17.09.2020 | Text as Data as Measurement |

3 |
24.09.2020 | Dictionaries (1. construction) |

Assignment 1 out |
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4 |
01.10.2020 | Dictionaries (2. evaluation and analysis) |

Assignment 2 out |
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5 |
08.10.2020 | Topic models (1. construction) |

Assignment 3 out |
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6 |
15.10.2020 | Topic models (2. extensions and limitations) |

Assignment 4 out |
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7 |
29.10.2020 | Space and Similarity |

8 |
05.11.2020 | Sentiment |

9 |
12.11.2020 | Scaling (1) |

10 |
19.11.2020 | Scaling (2) |

11 |
26.11.2020 | Text Classification |

Assignment 5 out |
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12 |
03.12.2020 | Causal Inference with Text |

14.12.2020 | Final Exam Week |