API-114 and API-115 comprise a two-course sequence for first-year graduate students seeking training in econometric methods at a level that prepares them to conduct professional empirical research. API-114 (fall) reviews probability and statistics, then covers the fundamentals of modern econometrics, with a focus on regression methods for causal inference in observational and experimental data.
Also offered by the Economics Department as Economics 2110 and the Business School as 4170. This course is designed for PhD candidates in health policy, public policy, education policy, the Business School DBA program. Qualified undergraduates are also permitted to take the course with permission of the instructor.
Prerequisites: undergraduate courses in probability and statistics, regression analysis, linear algebra, and multivariate calculus.