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Mastering Econometrics

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Overview

If you're looking to untangle cause and effect in a complex world, then econometrics is what you seek. 

Join MIT professor Josh Angrist and learn to master the econometrics "Furious Five": random assignment, regression, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity designs, and differences-in-differences methods.

Think econometrics is boring? So it was once, but will be no more! Skipping theoretical tedium, we use real empirical questions to bring the numbers to life. Does a private university education pay off with higher earnings? Do lower drinking ages cost lives? Econometrics uncovers the answers.

 

Syllabus

1 Introduction

The Path from Cause to Effect

2 Think Like a Master

3 The Furious Five

4 Randomized Trials

5 Regression Analysis

6 Instrumental Variables

7 Regression Discontinuity Designs

8 Differences-in-Differences

9 Bonus: Q&A with Master Joshway

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