This page archives information about 17.801 as taught
in Fall 1999. For the most recent semester, go to the current
This subject is currently in planning for the fall of
1999. The following will be the books we use in the subject.
Other information will be posted as it's ready.
M. G. Bulmer, Principles of Statistics, Dover
Lawrence C. Hamilton, Statistics
w/ STATA 5
Lawrence C. Hamilton, Regression With Graphics: A
Second Course in Applied Statistics, 1992, Brooks/Cole
W. Phillips Shively, The Craft of Political Research,
4th ed (1997), Prentice Hall College Division
Edward Tufte, Data Analysis for
Politics & Policy
Kate Turabian, Manual for
Writers of Term Papers, Theses, etc.
(You will need Adobe
Acrobat to read the following files)
Links down this column of the page refer to various
data sites that have proved useful over the years. I invite
nominations for new sites and information about inactive sites.
Archive @ Berkeley
Post gateway to government Internet resources.
American Religion Data Archive
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
of Science Resources Studies (NSF)
Economic Research Service
(Dept. of Agriculture)
Energy Information Administration
Budget (FY 2000)
to federal agency statistics on line)
Agricultural Statistics Service
National Center for
for Health Statistics
of Management and Budget
of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics (Social Security Administration)
of Income Division (Internal Revenue Service)
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Federal Election Commission
Bank: Social Indicators of Development, 1995
Bank: Trends in Developing Economies, 1995
Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR),
the world's largest archive of computer-readable social science data.
Study (NES), for information about public
Lijphart Elections Archive,
a collection of data about legislative elections in approximately 26 countries.
Science Personal Home pages
for Political Scientists (Univ. of Colorado)
Sci Research Page (CalState, San Marcos)
Sci Research Library (CalState, San Marcos)
Journal of Political Science