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ECONOMICS

ECON-696
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

ECON-696
N01
ECONOMICS
SUMMER 2015

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Nonparametric Kernel Methods

Nonparametric estimation and inference in general. Topics include, but not limited to nonparametric instrumental methods, entropy-based measures of dependence, and their statistical underpinnings.

ECON-696
N02
ECONOMICS
SUMMER 2015

Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Interdisciplinary Apps Micro

Students study methods of estimation and inference: parametric and semiparametric regression, maximum likelihood, simulation, nonlinear modeling for continuous and discrete choice for cross section and panel data. Applications from health economics, transport, entertainment, and production/efficiency and productivity.