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Econ 2140: Econometric Methods

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

This course continues the first year sequence in econometrics and covers a variety of topics and ideas that are important for pursuing and interpreting empirical research in economics. The first half of the course covers core econometric approaches that are important for a wide range of applications, including identification analysis, asymptotic approximations, large sample theory for estimation and hypothesis testing, and the bootstrap.  The second part of the course examines a range of complementary topics and new developments, including reasons why canonical econometric methods...

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Econ 20: Introduction to Data Analysis

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020
 

This course will introduce students to data analytic methods useful for answering social science questions.  The course will cover the fundamentals of probability and statistics while introducing students to causal inference, quasi-experimental methods, and regression analysis.  All the methods studied in the course will be motivated and illustrated with real-world applications.  This course does not require any prior coursework in economics, but is complementary to Econ 50 and satisfies the prerequisites for Econ 1123.