2019 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

May 13, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Fees vary
Ann Arbor, Michigan, and other locations

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program provides in-depth, hands-on training in statistical techniques and research methodologies used across the social, behavioral, and medical sciences. The goal of the program is to fulfill the needs of researchers throughout their careers by offering instruction on a broad range of topics, from introductory statistics to advanced quantitative methods and cutting-edge techniques.

Four-week sessions

Held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this “summer camp for social scientists” provide an immersive learning experience. More than 35 courses are offered including: regression, social choice theory, Bayesian analysis, longitudinal analysis, game theory, MLE, SEM, causal inference, multilevel models, race/ethnicity and quantitative methods, and more. Scholarships are available.

  • First Session: Monday, June 24 - Friday, July 19, 2019
  • Second Session: Monday, July 22 - Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

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Three- to Five-day Workshops

For researchers needing to learn a specific methodological technique in just a few days, the Summer Program offers more than 40 short workshops in multiple U.S. cities, as well as Vancouver, British Columbia, and Florence, Italy. Workshops of interest include:

  • Social Science Data and Model Visualization in R (May 13-17, Houston, Texas)
  • Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Data User Workshop (June 10-14, Ann Arbor, Michigan)
  • Process Tracing in Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research (June 12-14, Ann Arbor, Michigan)
  • Analyzing Intensive Longitudinal Data: A Guide to Diary, Experience Sampling, and Ecological Momentary Assessment Methods (June 24-28, Amherst, Maine)
  • Introduction to Mixed Methods Research (June 12-14, Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

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