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EIB E213: Econometrics

Course Description

This course introduces students to the primary tools of quantitative data analysis employed in the study of economic, political and social relationships. It equips students for independent econometric research and for critical reading of empirical research papers. The course covers ordinary least squares, probit, fixed effects, two-stage least squares and weighted least squares regression methods, and the problems of omitted variables, measurement error, multicollinearity, heteroskedasticity, and autocorrelation. Prerequisites include familiarity with (1) basic probability and statistics (B205), and (2) basic concepts of functions and derivatives (E210m or an introductory calculus course).

Course faculty: Julie Schaffner, Jenny Aker
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2018

Faculty: Julie Schaffner
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm
SIS number: 84224

Final Exam

Scheduled exam
Final Exam date and time:
in C205 and C206

Spring 2019

Faculty: Jenny Aker
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm
SIS number: 24613

Final Exam

Scheduled exam
Final Exam date and time:
in C205 and C206

Fall 2019

Faculty: Jenny Aker
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm

Final Exam

Scheduled exam

Spring 2020

Faculty: Julie Schaffner
Room: Cabot 206
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:10 pm

Final Exam

Scheduled exam Administered by instructor during Finals Week