ICPSR Summer Course, 2011

Monte Carlo Simulation and Resampling for Social Science

Related Book

Monte Carlo Simulation and Resampling Methods for Social Science (2014), Thomas M. Carsey and Jeffrey J. Harden, SAGE.


General Course Info


Monte Carlo Slides

Additional Simulation Slides

Resampling Slides


Lab Files

R Intro pdf file


R Script Files

Intro to R

Sampling Variability Simulation

ICPSR Simulation 1

ICPSR Simulation 2

ICPSR Simulation 3

ICPSR Simulation 4

ICPSR Resampling

ICPSR Posterior Simulation

ICPSR Cross-Validation 1

ICPSR Cross-Validation 2


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