political science

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    Panel data model for policy intervention

    Research question: I am writing a master thesis where I am analyzing the impact of a policy on the flow of investments from country A to country B. Data: I have highly(!) unbalanced panel data on investment flows for 9 years (policy were implemented on year 5), i. e. microdata for the...
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    What type of correlation analysis should I use?

    So I made a questionnaire with one part being sort of a quiz with right and wrong answers, along with "Don't Know" answers. I took all these, recoded them so that the right answers are 1 and the others are 0. After that, I used Compute to give out: right answers/total # questions. There are 13...
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    significance test

    I want to show that population density in the US correlates to voting habits (see attached csv). I have data by county from the '08 election and '08 population density. Using R its easy to look at them, but what test should I use / algorithm should I apply to find: what the "critical"...
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    Political Science - Measuring civic participation

    Hey everyone. I'm a undergrad senior working on a thesis involving Facebook and civic participation. I've recently realized my research paper's idea is based off of ill logic. What I'm trying to do is survey students at my university on their use of Facebook for civic purposes (gathering...