Fall for 2017-2018
This course is the third in the sequence of courses exploring quantitative research methods in the context of policy analysis, emphasizing the application of econometric models to evaluate development policies and programs. The course goes beyond OLS to expose students to a broad range of state-of-the-art econometric techniques in policy evaluation, including randomized experiments, matching methods, panel data methods, instrumental variables, and regression discontinuity designs. Special emphasis is placed on using these techniques effectively in designing and evaluating development projects/policy. (Prerequisites: PPOL 531/532)
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: PPOL 531, PPOL 532
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