This course aims at developing a rigorous understanding of the following concepts: 1. Why Empirical Research in Law matters 2. The concept of causality 2. Designing Research 3. Collecting & Coding Data 4. Statistical Software 5. Statistical Inference: linear and logistic regressions
Risultati apprendimento attesi
After successful completion of the course students are expected to be able to: 1. read and understand at a high-level empirical research in legal studies 2. detect empirical flaws in third-party statements or data presentations 3. identify questions that can be answered quantitatively 4. design and execute simple but rigorous empirical tests.