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Tentative Course ScheduleDate Topic Problem set posted Reading 1/9/2017 Probability and statistics review 1 Ch. 1, appendix 1/11/2017 Probability and statistics review 1/16/2017 MLK day - no class 2 1/18/2017 Causality, potential outcomes, selection bias Ch. 1 1/23/2017 Introduction to causality 3 1/25/2017 Introduction to Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) Ch. 2 appendix 1/30/2017 OLS Inference 4 2/1/2017 Multiple regression Ch. 2 2/6/2017 Multiple regression inference 5 Ch. 2 appendix 2/8/2017 Omitted variables bias (OVB) Ch. 2 2/13/2017 OVB and causality; dummy variables 6 Ch. 2 2/15/2017 No class 2/20/2017 Nonlinearities, f-tests, visualizations 7 2/22/2017 Linear probability models 2/27/2017 Logit and probit 8 3/1/2017 Measurement and measurement error 3/6/2017 review 3/8/2017 exam 1 3/13/2017 spring break 3/15/2017 spring break 3/20/2017 Intro to instrumental variables (IV) 9 Ch. 3 3/22/2017 IV inference 3/27/2017 Advanced IV 10 3/29/2017 Local Average Treatment Effect 4/3/2017 Introduction to time series 11 4/5/2017 Autocorrelation 4/10/2017 Pre/post comparisons and their problems 12 Ch. 5 4/12/2017 Introduction to panel data 4/17/2017 Difference-in-differences 13 4/19/2017 Clustering Ch. 5 appendix 4/24/2017 Wrap up; learning from and arguing with data 4/26/2017 Review 5/1-5/5/2017 Final exam period Problem sets will be posted on Mondays and due at 8 pm the following Sunday.
Appendix: Undergraduate Program Learning Goals Learning Goal 1: An Integrative Point of View Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to evaluate and make business decisions from an integrative point of view, one that reflects an understanding of mutually interdependent relationships among competitive and environmental conditions, organizational resources, and the major functional areas of a business enterprise. Learning Goal 2: Ethical Reasoning Graduates of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program will be able to recognize ethical issues, demonstrate familiarity with alternative frameworks for ethical reasoning, and discern tradeoffs and implications of employing different ethical frames of reference when making business decisions.
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