ECO439H1: Empirical Methods in Microeconomics


This course studies the methods used in modern program evaluation and micro-econometrics to identify causal effects in the presence of potentially unobserved confounding factors. Covers a range of methods and designs, both experimental and quasi-experimental. There is a heavy emphasis on the application of these methods to a broad range of economic questions.


(ECO375H1(60%)/ECO374H1(70%)) OR (ECO200Y1(80%)/ECO204Y1(80%)/ECO206Y1(80%), (ECO220Y1(80%)/ECO227Y1(80%))

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)