ECO439H1: Empirical Methods in Microeconomics

Hours: 
24L/12T

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.

Prerequisite: 

( 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)