What is program evaluation? + Introduction to R, RStudio, and the tidyverse
Readings due before class on Monday, August 26, 2019
- The syllabus and assignments pages for this class
- Chapter 1 in Impact Evaluation in PracticePaul J. Gertler et al., Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd ed. (Inter-American Development Bank; World Bank, 2016), https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/25030.
- DJ Patil, "What Makes a Radical and Revolutionary Technology?DJ Patil is the former Chief Data Scientist of the United States under President Obama. He gave this forum address at Brigham Young University on February 13, 2018.
- Stephen Goldsmith, “Next Generation of Public Employees Must Understand Data and Policy”
- Chris Sommerfeld, “The Rise of the Data Scientists”
- Zack Quaintance, “Summit on Data-Smart Government Day Two Shows How Fast the Discipline Has Grown”
- Hadley Wickham, “Data Science: How is it Different To Statistics?”