University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Aug 18, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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ECON 758 - Empirical Public Economics

(3 units)
Advanced analysis of current economic problems in empirical public economics. Emphasis on modern microeconometric methods. Also closely related to labor economics and other areas in applied microeconomics.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 741 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of economic theory and methods in empirical public economics.
2. describe and analyze how general economic principles apply to specific problems in empirical public economics.
3. gather empirical data and apply appropriate statistical and quantitative methods to analyze economic problems.
4. evaluate the appropriateness of various empirical methods to answer research questions in public economics and to design their own empirical research strategies.


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