Online reference of mathematical concepts.
Theory.net - Lecture notes, interactive applets, and
Roth's Cornucopia of Game Theory Resources - Resources for
game theory and experimental social science.
ICPSR - The
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research is a
great place to obtain and share data sets.
- A great place to look for articles that are 2 or more years old.
- The American Political Science Assocation's web portal.
- Linux for human beings (a free, easy-to-use operating system with
lots of free software).
and Avast -
Free anti-virus software.
Burner XP Pro - Reliable CD/DVD burning software.
VMWare and EasyVMX - Create
and run virtual machines.
Firefox - A
reliable, secure, and very customizable open source web browser.
- Full-featured e-mail client with spam detection.
- User-friendly SFTP/SSH file transfer client.
R Archive Network - Download the R statistical software
package and its many libraries.
Free and open source computer algebra system (CAS).
and Scilab -
Free and open source numerical analysis/matrix algebra packages.
- Estimate hierarchical Bayesian models using MCMC (but consider
MCMCPack in R).
- A free, open source WYSIWYM LaTeX editor.
- A free, open source alternative to MS Office compatible with its file
- A nice citation manager that integrates into Firefox and MS Word,
with export to EndNote and BibTeX.
- A nice online citation manager that exports to BibTeX and EndNote.
- Nice vector drawing software; good for creating diagrams.
- Image editing software with Photoshop-style tools.
- Great Deals on Computer Hardware and Software.
- Procrastination central!