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Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Basic Estimation

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 69 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Basic R examples15m
Basic R examples (continued)13m
Degrees of Freedom7m
Estimating Means7m
Multistage samples5m
Quantile estimation in R10m
6 readings
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides (continued)10m
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Course 6 Module 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Models

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 50 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Estimation Method3m
Linear Models5m
Diagnostics in R8m
Linear Models in Stata5m
Logistic Models in R4m
Odds Ratios8m
Logistic Regression in Stata6m
8 readings
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Course 6 Module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Record Linkage

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 38 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Gentle Introduction9m
Challenges8m
Key Techniques11m
12 readings
Improving Federal Statistics Using Multiple Data Sources10m
Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD)10m
Impact of Research on Innovation, Competition and Science10m
Slides10m
Slides - Introduction10m
Technical Overview - Software10m
Slides: Challenges10m
Slides10m
Record Linkage (Herzog/Scheuren/Winkler 2010)10m
Febrl - A Freely Available Record Linkage System (Christen)10m
Machine Learning and Record Linkage (Winkler 2011)10m
Privacy Preserving Record Linkage (Schnell et al. 2009)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 3 - Record Linkage30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Ethics

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Linkage Consent and Consent Bias8m
Correlates of Consent3m
Bias in Administrative Estimates2m
Optimizing Linkage Consent6m
3 readings
Slides10m
Assessing the Magnitude of Non-Consent Biases (Sakshaug & Kreuter 2012)10m
Placement, Wording and Interviewers (Sakshaug et al.)10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Linkage Consent30m

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