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ECO833 Applied Econometrics III: Empirical Strategies for Applied Microeconomics

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course examines empirical strategies used in applied microeconomics with an emphasis on identification and causality. Topics include randomized trials, regression, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity designs and differences-in-differences. The course provides applications from different fields of economics such as labor, health and development. Special emphasis will be made on the connections between statistical inference in microeconometrics and real-world policy analysis.