The course introduces students to the statistical methods used by economists, including those studying policy questions. The focus is on applications. Students will also work with Stata, a software widely used by economists.
The Class: Type: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, midterm exam, small project, and a final
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: admission depends on previous background in statistics and mathematics
Enrollment Preference: limited to CDE students
Distributions: Division II;