L11 Econ 4151 Applied Econometrics

Introduction to econometrics as it is applied in microeconomics. Emphasis is on hands-on implementation of the models covered in the course. Topics related to the analysis of microeconomic data include cross-section and panel data linear models and robust inference; instrumental variables estimation; simultaneous equation models; models for discrete choice; and truncation, censoring and sample selection models. The Friday "A" subsection is an opportunity to get assistance with the STATA-based assignments, via a TA-led help session. Attendance at the subsection is recommended, but not required. Prerequisites: Econ 4011 and Econ 413. Math 309 is recommended.

Credit 3 units. A&S: SS A&S IQ: SSC Arch: SSC Art: SSC EN: S

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The Economics program explores the problems of a modern economy and introduces the methodological tools economists use. It emphasizes the development of analytical models and their application to important economic, social and political issues such as inflation, unemployment, taxation, poverty, pollution, government decision-making and regulation. Our faculty, which is made up of leading teacher-scholars, includes specialists in: economic history, game theory, microeconomics, industrial organization, macroeconomics, monetary economics, political economy and public finance.