NEW: Economics 190: Research with Economics Data Fall 2023

The goal of this new course is for students to write a research paper based on analysis of economics data.

As background the class will go through several published papers and several econometrics methods.

The key component of this class is the research paper which will be a group project (2-4 students per paper depending on class size).
Additionally there will be a final examination.

Assesment will be roughly Attendance (10%), Assignments (10%), Midterm Exam (20%), Project interim (10%), Project Presentation (10%), Project final (40%).

Teaching will use Stata. Projects can use Stata, R or Python.

Prerequisite

The pre-requisite is ECN 102 or ECN 140 with a grade of B- or better.
ECN 102 is a minimal prerequisite.
Better preparation is to also have taken ECN 140.

First pass preference for Economics majors and minors.
Enrollment capped at 30 students.

As the course is developed this page will be updated.


Syllabus



A. Colin Cameron / UC-Davis Economics / http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/cameron