2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 367 - Graduate Research Seminar - Empirical Methods


This course is designed to prepare economics graduate students for empirical research.  Students in their second or third year of graduate study, who have taken some  core courses in economic theory and econometrics, are encouraged to take this course.  Through reading recent research articles and in-class discussion, students will learn how to identify empirical research questions, how to develop a research plan, where to look for data, what are commonly-used empirical strategies, how to write and present an empirical paper, etc. This course should help students get a quick start with their dissertation research and avoid pitfalls and stumbling blocks along the way.

Anticipated Terms Offered: every other year