Below are threads describing material covered or related to my gradudate course "Quantitative Security":
Thread offering an Overview of the Course
Thread on "Process Tracing" for Qualitative Work
Thread on why IR scholars do Large-N work
Thread on Learning Control Variables Through Scatter Plots
Thread on learning about p values by studying "the decline of war"
The "Empirical Evidence" for the Democratic Peace
Data on Gun-Homicides Globally and in US
Data on effectiveness of Aerial Bombing Campaigns
Data on link between Arms Races and War Onset
Thread on empirical studies of link between Territorial Disputes and War
Thread on empirical studies of Genocide Onset
Can you trust historic trade data?
Flaws in War Fatality Data
The 1816 to 1923 "Gap" in Interstate War Data
Machine Learning and MIDs data
Civilian deaths from aerial bombing and how civilian trauma should influence strategic studies debates
Why Clash of Civilizations is not supported by data
Religious Holidays and Battles During Conflict
How Many Were Killed During the Rwandan Genocide
Review of the Terrorism Incident datasets
Does Deterrence Work?
History of MLE's use in the study of conflict
Thread on historical origins of logit models
Early use of Multivariate Regression to study conflict
How to "Deconstruct" a dataset observation (application to 1999 Kosovo War)
Tracing the Legacy of Quincy Wright to the Correlates of War
The Decline of War
The Work of Qunicy Wright and Louis Richardson
The Role of Woment in Quincy Wright's Work
Holland's Statistical Inference piece
Power Metrics in IR
Why the Polity Project is wrong to code the US as an "Anocracy" in 2021
Meaning of "Identification" and "Ignorability"
Breaking Down Fordham's Paper on Alliance-Trade Link
Democratic Peace stronger than smoking-cancer link?
Ethnicity or Poverty as the cause of Civil Wars?
What if any fatal conflict was counted as "War"?