Course Descriptions

01:220:420 Computational Methods for Research in Economics (3)

  • Credits: 3
  • Course Type: Upper Level Elective for Major,
  • Certificate: Certificate in Computational Economics and Data Analytics, Certificate in Economic Theory, Certificate In Quantitative Economics

Computational tools and custom-designed data collection methods for economic research; self-contained primer in building computational tools; use of computational tools in adapting tightly specified and general theoretical models to more complex and realistic settings; Primer in research design with emphasis on efficient collection of data to test theory.  Prerequisites: 01:220:320, 321 and 322; 01:640:136 or 152.