Development and Presentation of a National War College Elective Course to Demonstrate the Use of Quantitative Techniques in the Study of International Relations. Volume 1. Course Description and Syllabus
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The purpose of the course is to provide through lectures, seminar discussions, work sessions with computer-based methods and assigned readings, an introduction to quantitative studies of international affairs, a survey of selected theories in international politics that are relevant to empirical research, the opportunity to get hands-on experience in using data analysis and computer simulation to explore selected policy-relevant problems, and participation in critique sessions in which the techniques are analyzed, and reviewed for validity and relevance to actual policy-problems.
- Government and Political Science
- Humanities and History