The Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM) of the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) is happy to announce the 5th edition of the Barcelona Summer School in Survey Methodology (June 25th to July 6th, 2018)

The Barcelona Summer School in Survey Methodology is a two-week intensive program covering diverse topics on survey methodology and advanced statistical analysis of survey data. Participants can create their own program choosing from 12 courses covering different topics. The Barcelona Summer School in Survey Methodology is organized by the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM), located at the Pompeu Fabra University, in Barcelona. All courses are taught in English, by leading experts. 

We will also offer two introductory courses on the software Stata and R.  

Target group: Professionals, Researchers and Students, who wish to develop high quality surveys and employ up-to-date statistical methods for survey data analyses. Potential attendees include survey practitioners, marketing professionals, social science students and researchers.

Objective: To provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design surveys, implement statistical analyses and carry out quantitative research.

 

Regular courses

 

1st week

 

Monday-Wednesday (25-27/06)

Thursday and Friday (28-29/06)

9h-13h

MULTILEVEL 1 (12h)

(Practical multilevel modelling)                                  

Carla Rampichini and Leonardo Grilli

MULTILEVEL 2 (8h)

(Analysing comparative longitudinal survey data using multilevel models)

Malcolm Fairbrother

9h-13h

 Questionnaire design and correction for measurement errors (12h)            

Melanie Revilla

Probability sampling methods (8h)

Tarek Al Baghal

Lunch

   

14h-18h

Causal Inference 1 (12h)

(Nonexperimental data)                                                

Bruno Arpino

 Causal inference 2 (8h)

(Survey experiments)                        

Thomas Leeper

 

2nd week

 

Monday-Wednesday (2-4/07)

Thursday and Friday (5-6/07)

9h-13h

Applied Bayesian modelling for social sciences (12h)                                

Xavier Fernández i Marín

Social Networks (8h)                        

 Luca De Benedictis

9h-13h

Machine Learning for Social Sciences (12h)

Reto Wüest

Implementing high-quality web surveys (8h)                                

Pamela Campanelli

Lunch

   

14h-18h

Social media research / Big data 1 

(12h)

Pablo Barberá

Social media research / Big data 2

(8h)

Dominic Nyhuis

 

Intensive introductory software courses

Stata course on June 23rd (8h)

Diederik Boertien and Jordi Gumà

R course on June 30th (8h)

Jorge Cimentada and Basilio Moreno

 

FEES

 

Discounts: 

10% to those who register to at least 3 courses

20% to those who register to at least 5 courses. 

Stata and R courses are not included in the discounts

 

REGISTRATION OPEN UNTIL JUNE 20th! 

 

Cancellation Policy:

All refund/cancellation requests must be provided via email to the Technical Secretary (sssm@gruporic.com) and received prior to June 1st, 2018. Cancellations received from June 1st until June 10th, will be refunded the 50%. From June 11th cancellations will not be refunded. Please, take note that refunds will not be granted on failure of visa application. 

 

Registration is open!

At the following link you can register and find detailed descriptions on the program of each course:

https://reunionsciencia.eventszone.net/myCongress5/fhome.php?thisFormCongress=recsm2018&thisFormLanguage=en

 

Travel and accommodation information

 

Past editions:

https://eventum.upf.edu/event_detail/7273/detail/barcelona-summer-school-in-survey-methodology-2017.html

 

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