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2021-2022 Catalog

ECON 327 Applied Microeconometrics

The course introduces students to the application of econometric techniques commonly used by microeconomists. The emphasis is on specification, estimation, interpretation, and testing of microeconometric models rather than a thorough treatment of asymptotic properties of estimators. Methods considered include panel data estimators, instrumental variables estimators, difference-in-differences methods, limited dependent variable models, quantile regressions and non-parametric regressions. An emphasis will be placed on application through data-intensive assignments and a research project. [W]


ECON 253 or ECON 365. ECON 365 can be taken concurrently as long as the student has completed MATH 336.