Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM030: Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio. Introduction to computational social science: principles and applications. Springer Science & Business Media, 2013.

Gill, Jeff. 2006. Essential Mathematics for Political and Social Research. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Bush, ROBERT R., et al. "Mathematics for social scientists." The American Mathematical Monthly 61.8 (1954): 550-561.

Kropko, Jonathan. Mathematics for Social Scientists. SAGE Publications, 2015.