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Lecture 1: What is Econometrics? Junichi Suzuki University of Toronto September 10th, 2009
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Welcome to ECO375H! I Study solid theoretical and practical foundation for the interpretation of empirical evidence in economics I Learn how to apply these techniques to economic data by using statistical software I e.g., How large is the price elasticity of demand of gasoline according to observed data?
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The Instructor I Name: Junichi Suzuki I Assistant Professor of Economics I Speciality: Empirical industrial organization
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Contact I O¢ ce: Max Gluskin House, 150 St. George St., #306 I O¢ ce Hours: Tuesday 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. I Email: j.suzuki@utoronto.ca
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Email Policy I Should be considered as a way to send feedback about the course (e.g., typos, vagueness in problem sets etc.) I Questions relevant to other students will be answered via the blackboard in the form of announcement I Use o¢ ce hours for other type of questions I Please specify your name and course number and send from utoronto address I Do not submit problem sets via an email
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The TAs I Rebecca Lindstrom I Sacha Kapoor (specialized in STATA)
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Textbook and Software I Required textbook: Wooldridge 4th edition I Old/international editions may not contain necessary materials I All reference is based on the 4th edition I Recommended software: Stata I Stata is one of the most used software in this area I Other software may be used at your own risk
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Thursday Lectures I Lectures use slides intensively I Students are strongly encouraged to bring printed slides to the lecture I To save money and environment, you might want to print 4/6 slides in one side I Lecture slides are uploaded one day before the lecture to the Blackboard I Other materials used in lectures will be uploaded shortly after each lecture
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Friday Tutorials I Two parts: (1) normal tutorial by Rebecca and (2) STATA tutorial by Sacha I Rebecca covers even-numbered questions from the textbook I Sacha covers the very basic of STATA as a preparation of
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2009 for the course DEPARTMENT Eco375 taught by Professor Suzuki during the Spring '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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