14.32 Econometrics, Spring 2003
Author(s)Angrist, Joshua David
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Introduction to econometric models and techniques, emphasizing regression. Advanced topics include instrumental variables, panel data methods, measurement error, and limited dependent variable models. Includes problem sets. May not count toward HASS requirement. From the course home page: Course Description This course covers the statistical tools needed to understand empirical economic research and to plan and execute independent research projects. Topics include statistical inference, regression, generalized least squares, instrumental variables, simultaneous equations models, and the evaluation of government policies and programs.
probability, distribution, sampling, confidence intervals, bivariate regression, residuals, fitted values, multivariate regression, heteroscedasticity, linear probability models, serial correlation, measurement error, goodness of fit