Apr 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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ECO 186 - Introduction to Econometrics

Semester Hours: 3
Once a year

The course introduces students to the basic empirical methods used by economists to evaluate economic theories against available empirical data.  Course emphasizes both the statistical foundations of regression techniques and the practical application of those techniques in empirical research.  Coursework includes exercises allowing students to become familiar with the use of statistical software packages and large data sets, and culminates in the development and presentation of an independent empirical research project using analytical techniques presented in the class. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
ECO 184 , or instructor’s permission. (Formerly 182.)

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