Continuation of ECON 123, 131 or 136.
Core topics include regressions, statistical inference, choice of functional form, heteroskedasticity, two-stage least squares, quasi-experimental methods like regression discontinuity design, and qualitative choice models. Additional topics may include time series models, serial correlation, forecasting, and machine learning methods. Many applications to development, education, health, labor, public finance, and political economy problems.
Emphasis on statistical computing and the mechanics of how to conduct and present empirical research.