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Economics of Labor and Population

ECON 2320 S01 [CRN: 16638]

This course examines identification issues in empirical microeconomics. Focus on the sensible application of econometric methods to empirical problems in economics and policy research -- particularly labor and population economics. The course examines issues that arise when analyzing non-experimental data and provides a guide for tools that are useful for applied research. The course also emphasizes how a basic understanding of theory and institutions can help inform the analysis. By the end of the course, students should have a firm grasp of the types of research designs and methods that can lead to convincing analysis and be comfortable working with large-scale data sets.
Fall 2017
09:00 - 10:20 Mon, Wed - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017