Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop (Advanced) – Chicago, IL

The upcoming Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship Workshop: The Advanced Course presented by Northwestern University School of Law and Washington University School of Law, will take place February 4-6, 2011, at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.The Advanced Course is for law school faculty interested in furthering their training in empirical research.

The workshop is designed for those who have some experience with empirical legal research and an understanding of elementary statistics (i.e. at the level taught in the introductory workshop). Topics to be covered will include multiple regression, regression models for limited dependent variables, presenting results from non-linear models, data visualization and graphics, and matching methods for casual inference.  Leading empirical scholars, Lee Epstein, and Andrew D. Martin will teach the workshop.