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Courses - Fall 2019
SURV
Survey Methodology Department Site
SURV699Z
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Survey Methodology; Applied Data Analytics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Innovative forms of data never seen before, combined with traditional survey and administrative data, provide a rich resource for data-driven decisions in public policy and the public sector. The program's design offers hands-on training in the context of real challenges facing the sector, by providing direct collaboration among government agencies and students in the program. Skills learned as part of the project work are SQL, Python, Record Linkage, Database Management, use of APIs, Web Scraping, Basic Machine Learning, Text Analysis, Analysis of Network and Geospatial data, Inference, Privacy and Ethics.