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EIB E247: Econometric Impact Evaluation for Development

Course Description

The course will cover econometric impact evaluation theory and empirical methods for measuring the impact of development programs (including randomization, difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, and propensity score matching). The curriculum will combine theory and practice. The primary objectives of the course are to provide participants with the skills to understand the value and practice of impact evaluation within development economics, design and implement impact evaluations and act as critical consumers of impact evaluations. Econometrics (at the level of E213) is a strict prerequisite and may not be taken concurrently.

Course enrollment limited to 40 students.
Course faculty: Jenny Aker
Course duration: Second half
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2020

Faculty: Jenny Aker
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 7:30 am - 8:45 am
SIS number: 84776

Final Exam

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