This applied course will introduce students to the methods used by economists to conduct evidence based research utilizing causal identification techniques. Students will plan and execute an independent research project. Topics include linear and non-linear regression, data diagnostics, endogeneity, simultaneous equations, and forecasting. Prerequisites: ECON 201, ECON 202, MATH 150 or 302 and one of the following: GB 321, SOC 405, PSC 405, PSY 320, MATH 310.
Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016