Planning by Numbers

Professor: 
Dr. Megan Ryerson
School: 
PennDesign
Department: 
CPLN
Course Code: 
505
Topic: 
General

This course will use planning and policy data and applications to introduce you to a variety of useful techniques of statistical data analysis.  Each of the techniques will be introduced and developed through the use of commonly available planning and urban policy data in order to address a planning problem or question. Class sessions will involve a mixture of lecture and in-class statistical modeling, and students will make extensive use of R, a free, open source statistical programming language.