Teaching the Q Method in a Class on Urban Sustainability

The Q Method is a mixed method that combines a survey of individuals with factor analysis to determine what distinct perspectives are embedded in a population. In a class on urban sustainability, I demonstrated how this method can be used to reveal students' diverse perspectives on issues about which we assume they mostly agree.

Diagnostics for Fixed Effects Panel Models in R

In working with linear fixed-effects panel models, I discovered that I had to develop goodness-of-fit tests and diagnostics on my own, as the libraries for working with these kinds of models haven't progressed that far yet.