ECON 488 A: Causal Inference

Meetings: 
MW 5:30pm - 7:20pm / DEN 258
W 7:30pm - 8:20pm / DEN 258
SLN: 
13713
Instructor:
Melissa Tartari
Catalog Description: 
Statistical methods for inference about counterfactuals. Focuses on uncovering causal relationships, whereby the researcher is interested in quantifying the effect of a cause on one or more outcome variables of interest. Program evaluation with data from randomized control trials, matching, instrumental variables and LATE, difference-in-difference, synthetic controls, and regression discontinuity design (sharp and fuzzy). Prerequisite: ECON 482; recommended: MATH 126
GE Requirements: 
Natural World (NW)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
December 10, 2019 - 9:12pm