Friday, October 27, 2017
The first part of methodological workshops was held right at the beginning of the Fall semester. Students were introduced to a linear regression framework using R software. Introductory courses were taught by Zuzana Ringlerová and Lukáš Lehotský from the Department of International Relations and European Studies. Follow-up advanced course that covered i.a. assumptions of the linear regression as well as its robust techniques led by Constantin Manuel Bosancianu from the Central European University who teaches also at the methodological school of the European Consortium for Political Research. The methodological series continues with a workshop on computer-assisted content analysis and a seminar modelled by the ECPR Joint Sessions.