NS 6850

NS 6850

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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.

Course Attribute (EC-LASP)

Comments Offered in odd-numbered years only.

  • 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: ECON 7711

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12789 NS 6850   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Introductory microeconomics and statistics or permission of instructor.