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Fall 2017
Jan 26, 2020
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PPOL 533 - Impact Evaluation for Developm
This course is the third in the sequence of courses exploring quantitative research methods in the context of policy analysis, emphasizing the application of econometric models to evaluate development policies and programs. The course goes beyond OLS to expose students to a broad range of state-of-the-art econometric techniques in policy evaluation, including randomized experiments, matching methods, panel data methods, instrumental variables, and regression discontinuity designs. Special emphasis is placed on using these techniques effectively in designing and evaluating development projects/policy. (Prerequisites: PPOL 531/532) 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Juris Doctor
Schedule Types: Lecture

Public Policy Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, Concentration, or Certificate):
      Int'l Development Policy

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