ECO439 Empirical Methods in Microeconomics Syllabus

University of Toronto, Winter 2016

About This Course

This course studies the methods used in modern program evaluation and micro-econometrics to identify causal effects in the presence of potentially unobserved confounding factors. Covers a range of methods and designs, both experimental and quasi-experimental. There is a heavy emphasis on the application of these methods to a broad range of economic questions.