AEM 6850

AEM 6850

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The course introduces students to various empirical methods and practices necessary to conduct applied research and analysis in microeconomics in a data-rich world. The course format is "hands on" and students will conduct most of their work on computers in R. Students will be graded on 1- participation, 2- weekly empirical exercises and 3- final project (chosen by the student). Topics covered include: 1- basics of R programming 2- efficient coding practices for replication, team work and debugging 3- data gathering and manipulation 4- effective data visualization 5- basic analysis of spatial data and networks 6- numerical methods (Monte Carlo simulations, bootstrapping techniques).

When Offered Spring (weeks 8-14).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Perequisite: AEM 6120 or higher.

  • Students will become proficient in basic programming in a statistical software.
  • Students will be capable of gathering, manipulating and visualizing various types of data.
  • Students will employ numerical methods in applied research.
  • Students will apply techniques for analyzing original economic questions.

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18384 AEM 6850   LEC 001

    • MW Warren Hall 113
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Ortiz Bobea, A