North American Studies programme in Quantitative Social Research is a quantitative social science programme. The program involves an interdisciplinary approach to social science issues across time and space with a focus on comparisons between North America and Europe.
Social behavior is strategic behavior humans take the actions or reactions of others into account and act accordingly. Developing tools to understand how people interact is crucial in understanding any and all social policy, its origins and its societal impacts.
All aspects of social action involve a need to understand strategic behavior.
The program provides students with a solid background in quantitative methods used in political science, economics and other social sciences necessary for understanding key elements of social structures including institutions, policy design and implementation, and the problems related to processes of voting, deliberation and decision making.
Coursework will emphasize both practical and theoretical understanding of the issues.Number of study places