Interdisciplinary PhD in Political Science and Statistics

Students must complete their primary program’s degree requirements along with the IDPS requirements. Statistics requirements must not unreasonably impact performance or progress in a student’s primary degree program.

Grade Requirements:  B- in all required coursework (see options below)

IDPS/Political Science Chair: Teppei Yamamoto

IDS.190 Doctoral Seminar in Statistics
Probability (pick one)
6.436 Fundamentals of Probability
18.175 Theory of Probability
Statistics (pick one)
18.655 Mathematical Statistics
18.6501 Fundamentals of Statistics
IDS.160 Mathematical Statistics – A Non-Asymptotic Approach
Computation & Statistics (pick one)
14.381 Statistical Methods in Economics
6.867 Machine Learning
9.520 Statistical Learning Theory and Applications
Data Analysis (pick one)
17.802 Quantitative Research Methods II:  Casual Inference
17.804 Quantitative Research Methods III: Generalized Linear Models and Extensions
17.806 Quantitative Research Methods IV:  Advanced Topics