Economics 140B: Econometrics (Winter 2017)



Syllabus

Practice final


Information for Paper Replication Project
Information sheet
Class Presentation Guidelines
Class Presentation Schedule
Example of Presentation Powerpoint
Example of Written Summary


Slides and Summaries of Presentations

The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance
Presented by Tamar Barlev and Max Simon
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Spring Forward at Your Own Risk
Presented by Conrad Federspiel and Tony Sun
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Immigrants' Labor Supply and Exchange Rate Volatility
Presented by Nihal Hakim and Harrison Wu
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Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War
Presented by Matias Eusterbrock and Jordan Lipton
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The Global Economics of Water: Is Water a Source of Comparative Advantage?
Presented by Emily Berglund and Steven Hess
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The Smuggling of Art, and the Art of Smuggling: Uncovering the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property and Antique
Presented by Joe Marin
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Political Parties and Labor-Market Outcomes
Presented by Juan Chavez and Lisa Tashkevych
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Adaptation to Climate Change: Evidence from US Agriculture
Presented by Erika Herrera and Morgan Newman
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Poverty Alleviation and Child Labor
Presented by Kevin McGill and Justin Xie
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The Effect of Income on Religiousness
Presented by Michael Boyers and Logan McGuigan
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US Food Aid and Civil Conflict
Presented by Max Dana and Kristen Pendleton
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How Much Does Immigration Boost Innovation
Presented by Justin May and Danny Wolfe
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Buy the Book? Evidence on the Effect of Textbook Funding on School-Level Achievement
Presented by Susana Estrada and Olivia Johnstone
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Texting Bans and Fatal Accidents on Roadways: Do They Work? Or Do Drivers Just React to Announcements of Bans?
Presented by Pete Ciuca-Duffy and Luca Soergel
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Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Thirteen Thousand Resume
Presented by Tyler Chospash and Emily Le
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Friends in High Places
Presented by Blake Adeyemi-John and Sriman Kolachalam
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The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from US Cities
Presented by Steven Parkman and Patrick Sweeney
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Lecture Slides
Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4
Lecture 5
Supplemental Notes: Nonlinear regression
Lecture 6
Lecture 7
Lecture 8
Lecture 9
Lecture 10
Lecture 11
Lecture 12
Lecture 13


Individual Assignments
Assignment 1
Stata File for Assignment 1
Assignment 1 Answer Key

Assignment 2
Stata File for Assignment 2 ("TeachingRatings.dta")
Documentation for Data on Teacher Ratings
Assignment 2 Answer Key

Assignment 3 (Due in class on 2/23/17)
Stata File for Assignment 3, Part I ("nlsy.dta")
Stata File for Assignment 3, Part II ("twins_long.dta")
Assignment 3 Answer Key

Assignment 4
Stata File for Assignment 4 ("fertility.dta")
Documentation for Fertility Data
Assignment 4 Answer Key