As the semester goes on, we'll use this page to post the aggregated data collected by each group. We'll also post results of your data analysis, as appropriate.
Week 1 - Introduction and overview
Data collection form (PDF) for fast food project
Write a paragraph describing your research interests. Try to formulate the questions you will address in your thesis or dissertation, and briefly outline the significance of those questions. Submit your statement to me electronically by Thursday, Sept. 8, at 5:00 p.m.
Week 3 - Research questions
Research questions and literature review exercise (PDF)
Week 7 - Data management
Create a Stata dataset for the comma-delimited Boas immigrant data. Using the codebook posted online, add variable and value labels to the Stata dataset. Submit your do-file by email by Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Sample log and do-files
UCLA learning modules on Stata
Other learning resources
Week 8 - Univariate data analysis
The univariate data analysis exercise (PDF) is due by class on Friday, Oct. 28. Submit your answers and a cleaned do-file by email. You'll need the following data files (right-click to save to your computer):
Week 9 - Comparing means and proportions
Week 10 - Correlation and regression
You have two weeks to complete this week's exercise. Your answers (in a word-processor file) and a supporting do-file are due electronically by class on Friday, Nov. 18.
Week 12 - Multiple regression
This week's exercise is due by class on Friday, Dec. 9. Send your answers (in a word-processor file) and a supporting do-file by email.