Issues of Applied Political Analysis

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Compulsory / Optional: 
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Course Content: 

The course aims at the utilization of theoretical models applied in political analysis. Mainly it deals with the analysis of electoral data on candidates in several electoral processes and in depth analysis of the specific characteristics and critical factors of the political and electoral competition. Especially for 2014-15 the course included the comparative monitoring and analysis of parameters of the ranked choice electoral systems and their effect to party-choice

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion, students will be able:
to analyze a data set with advanced statistical techniques
to evaluate research results obtained from empirical research
to choose from available statistical techniques


Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γ. Παπαδηµητρίου, Η ανάλυση δεδοµένων, τυπωθήτω-Γιώργος ∆αρδανός, 2007.
Δαφέρμος Βασίλης, Παραγοντική Ανάλυση, Ζήτη Πελαγία & Σια Ο.Ε., 2011.
Additional bibliography for study
D. J. Bartholomew, F. Steele, I. Moustaki, J. I. Galbraith, Ανάλυση πολυµεταβλητών δεδοµένων για κοινωνικές επιστήµες, Επίκεντρο, 2007.
A. Downs, An Economic Theory of Democracy, Harper and Row, 1957.
D. Kaplan (επιµ.) The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences, Sage, 2004.
∆. Καραπιστόλης, Ανάλυση δεδοµένων και έρευνα αγοράς, Ανικούλας, 2001.
Κ. Μπαγιάτης, Χ. Μωϋσιάδης, Ν. Τσάντας, Θ. Χατζηπαντελής, H ανάλυση δεδοµένων µε τη χρήση στατιστικών πακέτων, Ζήτη, 2005.
T. Quinn, Ο εκσυγχρονισµός του Εργατικού Κόµµατος στη Μεγάλη Βρετανία, Eπίκεντρο, 2007.
H. F. Weisberg, J. A. Krosnick, B.D. Bowen, An Introduction to Survey Research, Polling and Data Analysis, Sage, 1996.
C. Javeau, H έρευνα µε ερωτηµατολόγιο, Tυπωθήτω-Γ. ∆αρδανός, 1996.