ECON 7711

ECON 7711

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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 (offered in odd-numbered years only).

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

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NS 6850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16989 ECON 7711   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Introductory microeconomics and statistics or permission of instructor. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).