Statistics and Data Analysis for Policy

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for POLICY 742.


Provides the fundamentals of statistical analysis and examines the use of different types of data used in evidence-based policy making, as well as the issues associated with the advent, use and governance of big data. Covers research design choices and quantitative methods for policy analysis.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLICY 742.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Dr Stephanie D'Souza


POLICY 742: 30 points