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Olivier Deschenes, UCSB, Econ 140B, Winter 2011 Lecture 1: Economics 140B Today: Administrative details and class overview
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Olivier Deschenes, UCSB, Econ 140B, Winter 2011 Formalities Class meets twice a week (Tuesday and Thursdays, 12:30-1:45 in GIRV 2108) My office hours: Tuesday 2:30-3:30, or by appointment, NH 2050 Class site: (lecture notes, assignments, answer key, etc) www.econ.ucsb.edu/~olivier/econ140b/econ140b.html Teaching assistant: Jennifer Schulte ( schulte@econ.ucsb.edu ) Jennifer’s office hours: Wednesdays, 10:00 -12:00, or by appointment, NH 2015 Jennifer will help you with the assignments, learning econometric software Stata, download and implement data replication exercises, etc
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Olivier Deschenes, UCSB, Econ 140B, Winter 2011 Evaluation: Individual assignments (4) worth 10% each (will count best 3): 30% Final examination: 40% Team replication exercise: 30% Students will work in pairs Select an economics paper from the American Economic Review, which has data and programs available online Use the data to replicate the regression analysis and estimate alternative regressions
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course ECON 140b taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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