Listed in: Economics, as ECON-427
Salim B. Furth (Section 01)
Using major peer-reviewed articles in international economics, we will explore the methodology and results used by academic economists at the frontier of this field. We will use analysis and computation to duplicate a few papers. Students should be comfortable using optimization methods and regression analysis.
Requisite: ECON 360 or 361. Limited to 15 students. Spring semester. Visiting Professor Furth.
If Overenrolled: Students will be asked to submit a paragraph indicating their academic background and technical preparation. Preference will be given to senior and junior economics majors, and to students with strong math and computer skills.