ECON 255 Spring 2015 Econometrics (Q)

Also offered Fall 2014

An introduction to the theory and practice of applied quantitative economic analysis. This course familiarizes students with the strengths and weaknesses of the basic empirical methods used by economists to evaluate economic theory against economic data. Emphasizes both the statistical foundations of regression techniques and the practical application of those techniques in empirical research. Computer exercises will provide experience in using the empirical methods, but no previous computer experience is expected. Highly recommended for students considering graduate training in economics or public policy.
Class Format: lecture
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, two midterms, group presentations, and possible additional assignments
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Prerequisites: MATH 130 and STAT 101, or STAT 201 or equivalent, plus one course in ECON
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Department Notes: students may substitute the combination of STAT 201 and 346 for ECON 255
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Divisional Attributes: Division II,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
Other Attributes: ENVP PE Theory/Methods Courses,POEC Required Courses
Enrollment Limit: 30
Expected Enrollment: 30
Class Number: 3492
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER
ECON 255 - 03 (S) LEC Econometrics (Q) Division 2: Social StudiesQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Anand V. Swamy
TR 11:20 AM-12:35 PM 3492
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