Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

ECON 579 001 (CRN: 13695)

TOPICS IN ECONOMETRICS II

Long Title: TOPICS IN ECONOMETRICS II
Department: Economics
Instructor: Tang, Xun
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR KRF 105 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: ECON 511
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2022 11:27AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Discussion of selected topics in advanced econometrics that focus on the mathematical and statistical modeling of such phenomena as (1) extended panel data methods; (2) spatial econometrics; (3) bootstrapping;  (4) factor models, wavelets, smoothing-splines, sieves; (5) model averaging; (6)  continuous and discrete dynamic programming models; (7) econometrics of auctions; (8)  BLP methods of demand estimation;  (9) structural and non-structural models of producer behavior; (10) point and set identification; (11) Bayesian Econometrics/ Metropolis-Hastings MCMC algorithms. Repeatable for Credit.