241B Syllabus

241B Syllabus - University of California Department of...

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University of California Doug Steigerwald Department of Economics Econometrics Economics 241B Course Goals: To provide training in linear regression models, with special focus on the issues of endogeneity and consistent standard error estimation, and basic asymptotic theory, for students familiar with the fundamentals of probability theory and statistical inference as covered in Economics 241A. In particular, students should master these topics . Course Structure: Meetings: MW 2:00-3:15 in North Hall 2212 Course Begins: Monday, January 3 Course Concludes: Wednesday, March 9 Final Examination : Tuesday, March 15 4:00-7:00 p.m. 2010 Spring Prelimary Examination Question Requirements: Analytic and Computational Exercises (40%) : Certain classes have analytic exercises to sharpen your skills, and computational exercises that allow you to develop best practices for the topics covered (you will program in Matlab and Stata to provide a check on accuracy). You will turn in a hard copy of your analytic answers and an electronic copy of your program (you will also select a member of your class to present the computational results in a class slot of 15 minutes), due one week after the
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