This page contains all of the following resources for each class meeting:

Content materials contains suggested readings, more details about assignments, math appendices, and other helpful resources. I suggest you view these before each class.

Slides are “Quarto” html presentations that can be opened in any browser (You can find a downloadable PDF on content pages)

R materials contain extra tutorials, videos, practice exercises for using
R

Assignments are listed with due dates
Please note that the lesson numbers, topics, and titles (e.g. 1.1) are my design, and do not match up with the textbook!
Relevant materials, if applicable will be posted before class meets and become colored links.
I. Data Analysis in R

Title

Content

Slides

R

Assignment


Preliminary Survey





Mon Aug 22

1.1 — Introduction to Econometrics





Wed Aug 24

1.2 — Meet R





Wed Aug 31

1.3 — Data Visualization





Wed Sep 07

1.4 — Data Wrangling





Mon Sep 12

1.5 — Optimize Workflow






Problem Set 1 due Fri Sep 23





II. Linear Regression

Title

Content

Slides

R

Assignment

Wed Sep 14

2.1 — Data and Descriptive Statistics





Mon Sep 19

2.2 — Random Variables and Distributions






Problem Set 2 due Fri Sep 30





Wed Sep 21

2.3 — Simple Linear Regression





Mon Sep 26

2.4 — Goodness of Fit and Bias





Wed Sep 28

2.5 — Precision and Diagnostics





Mon Oct 03

2.6 — Inference for Regression





Wed Oct 05

2.7 — Hypothesis Testing for Regression






Problem Set 3 due Fri Oct 14





Mon Oct 17

Midterm Exam





III. Causal Inference

Title

Content

Slides

R

Assignment

Wed Oct 19

3.1 — The Fundamental Problem of Causal Inference





Mon Oct 24

3.2 — DAGs





Wed Oct 26

3.3 — Omitted Variable Bias





IV. Multivariate Linear Regression

Title

Content

Slides

R

Assignment

Mon Oct 31

4.1 — Multivariate OLS Estimators: Bias, Precision, and Fit






Problem Set 4 due Fri Nov 11





Wed Nov 02

4.2 — Writing an Empirical Paper





Mon Nov 07

4.3 — Categorical Data & Interactions





Mon Nov 14

4.4 — Nonlinearities & Variable Transformations






Problem Set 5 due Mon Nov 28





V. Advanced Research Designs

Title

Content

Slides

R

Assignment

Mon Nov 21

5.1 — Panel Data and Fixed Effects Models





Mon Nov 28

5.2 — DifferenceinDifferences Models





Wed Nov 30

5.3 — Instrumental Variables Models






Problem Set 6 (ungraded practice)






Research Paper





Fri Dec 09

Final Exam




