ECON 7711

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Advanced seminar explores recent empirical research and evaluation literature on issues of health, nutrition, education and intrahousehold decision-making in developing countries.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: intermediate microeconomics, intermediate statistics or econometrics (through multiple regression and limited dependent variable models), or permission of instructor.

Outcomes
  • Explore are health, nutrition, education, and intra-household decision-making, with an emphasis on models of behavior of individuals and households, as well as the evaluation of programs.
  • Understand the underlying theory and econometric techniques of the literature on the economics of health, nutrition and education, including issues such as model identification, functional form, and estimation techniques to control for endogeneity and heterogeneity.
  • Understand the merits and limitations of randomized control trials (experiments) and non-experimental and econometric methods used to evaluate social interventions as well as understand behavior.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: NS 6850

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17141ECON 7711  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Statistics or Econometrics (through multiple regression and limited dependent variable models), or permission of instructor. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).