ECON 356
Empirical Methods in Macroeconomics
Last Offered Spring 2018
Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Cross-listed ECON 513 / ECON 356
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

Macroeconomics and related fields in international finance and macro development have evolved specialized empirical techniques, known generally as macroeconometrics, which are designed to meet the practical challenges that the data and the empirical questions pose in these fields. The course will introduce the theory and application of these techniques, and students will learn how to implement these techniques using real world data to address practical questions drawn from the field of macro development The course is also available to undergraduates with permission of the instructor. However, in lieu of Econ 356, undergraduates with good quantitative skills are encouraged to take Econ 371, which will cover a broader range of topics in greater depth.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 19
Expected: 19
Class#: 3157
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: weekly homework assignments, term paper
Prerequisites: ECON 252, ECON 255 or equivalent Students may not earn credit for both Econ 356 and Econ 371
Enrollment Preferences: Economics majors and CDE fellows
Distributions: Division II Quantative/Formal Reasoning
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ECON 513 Division II ECON 356 Division II

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