Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM030: Mathematics and Programming Skills for Policy Analytics

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 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, C. (2013). Introduction to computational social science: principles and applications, London: Springer Science & Business Media.

Gill, J. (2006). Essential Mathematics for Political and Social Research, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gelman, A & Hill, J. (2006). Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Models, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kropko, J. (2015) Mathematics for Social Scientists. London: SAGE Publications.

McElreath, R. (2020). Statistical rethinking: A Bayesian course with examples in R and Stan. New York: CRC Press.