GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies: The logic of Bayesian statistical analyses for social scientists (26.-27.04.2018)

Course Description: The aim of the course is threefold: First, the students are going to learn the basic differences between Bayesian and Frequentist statistics. Second, they should be able to identify research questions and ideas that might benefit from a Bayesian approach. Third, they should be able to understand research conducted under a Bayesian framework and how it might differ substantially from Frequentist approach (or whether there is actually no substantive difference).

Date of Event: 26.-27.04.2018

Location: GIGA, Neuer Jungfernstieg 21, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

Lecturer: Dr Hannes Kröger is Research Associate at German Institute for Economic Research (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung/DIW) in Berlin.

Further Information and Registration (Deadline: 6 April 2018)