Introductory Applied Econometrics

IAS C118 Introductory Applied Econometrics

CCN: 16387

Units/Credit: 4

Time/Location: TuTh 8:00-9:30AM, Valley Life Sciences 2060

Final Exam Group: 16: THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017 7:00-10:00PM

Instructor: Sofia Villas-Boas

Formulation of a research hypothesis and definition of an empirical strategy. Regression analysis with cross-sectional and time-series data; econometric methods for the analysis of qualitative information; hypothesis testing. The techniques of statistical and econometric analysis are developed through applications to a set of case studies and real data in the fields of environmental, resource, and international development economics. Students learn the use of a statistical software for economic data analysis.

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