Using R for visualizing & analyzing political data

This page contains materials for the workshop on "Research methods for studying political violence, conflict & cooperation" in POL 452-W.

  • Instructions for installing software prior to the workshop
  • Presentation slides
  • R script used during the workshop
  • Data used during the workshop (click through for Dropbox link; choose "Direct download")
Credit and thanks to the authors of the following materials that I used or remixed in this workshop: Links to resources for learning R in more depth, roughly ordered from brief & accessible to longer & more advanced: Books that are both accessible and cover a wide range of tools available in R: