140A Syllabus

140A Syllabus - University of California Department of...

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University of California Doug Steigerwald Department of Economics Introduction to Econometrics Economics 140A Course Goals: To provide training in linear regression models, with special focus on the issues of endogeneity and consistent standard error estimation, for students familiar with the fundamentals of probability theory and statistical inference as covered in Statistics 5E. In particular, students should master these topics . Course Structure: Meetings: MW 2:00-3:15 in Harold Frank Hall 1104 Course Begins: Monday, September 27 Course Concludes: Wednesday, December 1 Final Examination: Tuesday, December 7 4:00-7:00 p.m. (Please bring a photo id.) Requirements: Analytic and Computational Exercises (60%) : 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 Stata). 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
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