ECON625: Computational Economics

An examination of the specification, computation, estimation and interpretation of structural models that are widely used in applied microeconomics (empirical and theoretical Industrial Organization, public and urban economics, environmental economics, development, political economy (e.g., voting), health and education economics, trade) and Marketing. The focus will be on how to use these models in practice, and students will solve and estimate models in weekly problem sets, with solutions/code being discussed in class.
Prerequisites/Rules:
Prerequisite: ECON604 and ECON624. Credit only granted for: ECON625 or ECON698R. Formerly: ECON698R
Credits: 3
Grading Method: Regular , Audit
Course Offering
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Andrew Sweeting