Training Program in Applied Data Analytics for Public Policy


Core Curriculum

In addition to the topics listed below, participants are grouped in teams of ~4-5 to work through an analytic project to answer a specific research question of the team’s formulation.

Module 1

  • Day 1: Intro and project scoping
  • Day 2: Databases, SQL, and data exploration
  • Day 3: Intro to python for data analysis

Module 2

  • Day 4: Python and APIs
  • Day 5: Record Linkage
  • Day 6: Network Analysis

 

    Module 3

    • Day 7: Intro to Machine Learning
    • Day 8: Machine Learning
    • Day 9: Text Analytics

    Module 4

    • Day 10: Web-scraping & Big Data lecture
    • Day 11: Inference
    • Day 12: Privacy and Confidentiality