Introduction to Data Analysis and Econometrics

Subject Code (deprecated): 
ECON
Course Number: 
117
Section Number: 
01
Description: 

Introduction to data analysis from the beginning of the econometrics sequence; exposure to modern empirical economics; and development of credible economic analysis. This course emphasizes working directly and early with data, through such economic examples as studies of environmental/natural resource economics, intergenerational mobility, discrimination, and finance. Topics include: probability, statistics, and sampling; selection, causation and causal inference; regression and model specification; and machine learning and big data.

Instructor(s) from Econ Site: 
Nicholas Ryan
Instructor Name from WEN: 
Nicholas Ryan
Meeting Pattern (deprecated): 
TTh 1.00-2.15
Term Code: 
201903
Category from Feed: 
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