Online Course: Programming for Policy

Reflecting restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the first online version of the course will be delivered by a series of interactive webinars. Sign ups have been temporarily closed.

Since 2018 the equivalent of five billion Libraries of Congress worth of data has been created. With the Economist declaring data to be the world’s most valuable resource. 

World Economic Forum and The Economist Magazine.

For policy makers this trend matters.

Both as being better armed with flexible and multidisciplinary tools makes us better equipped to take advantage of these new opportunities and as understanding frontier technologies is crucial for properly designing, implementing and evaluating public policy in the 21st century.

Companies Using R for Analytics:


Which is why we ran version 1 of ‘R Programming for Policy Analysis’ and why we’re taking it online with this course.

The free introductory course will cover the essential topics needed to get you comfortable using R for exploratory analysis, data visualization and speeding up your workflow through automating the boring stuff.