ECON 5339. APPLIED BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS DATA ANALYSIS II. 3 Hours.
The course covers cross-section, panel data, and limited dependent variables methods. Topics may include analysis of natural experiments/differences-in-differences, panel data methods, instrumental variable estimation, simultaneous equation models, sample selection corrections, and limited dependent variable and hierarchical models. Participants learn how to use statistical packages such as R, SAS, and STATA to apply these methods to data to examine causal relationships. They build an understanding of appropriate methods for different research design. Participants will complete an empirical research paper. Prerequisite: ECON 5336/BSAD 6317, or consent of the instructor.