This course is an introduction to the methods of data analysis commonly used in economics. Building on the basic concepts of statistical inference, the course will examine how data can inform economic models, relationships and public policy analysis. The course will have both a theoretical and an application based part. The theory will involve understanding the method of least squares estimation and the application part will involve data visualization and analyses using Stata computing software.
Pre-reqs: ECO-1400 (Statistics for Economists)