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Economics of Education, Spring 2007
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This class discusses the economic aspects of current issues in education, using ...

This class discusses the economic aspects of current issues in education, using both economic theory and econometric and institutional readings. Topics include discussion of basic human capital theory, the growing impact of education on earnings and earnings inequality, statistical issues in determining the true rate of return to education, the labor market for teachers, implications of the impact of computers on the demand for worker skills, the effectiveness of mid-career training for adult workers, the roles of school choice, charter schools, state standards and educational technology in improving K-12 education, and the issue of college financial aid.

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Educational Technology
Economics
Social Sciences
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M.I.T.
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Frank
Levy
Nonlinear Econometric Analysis, Fall 2007
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This course presents micro-econometric models, including large sample theory for estimation and ...

This course presents micro-econometric models, including large sample theory for estimation and hypothesis testing, generalized method of moments (GMM), estimation of censored and truncated specifications, quantile regression, structural estimation, nonparametric and semiparametric estimation, treatment effects, panel data, bootstrapping, simulation methods, and Bayesian methods. The methods are illustrated with economic applications

Subject:
Economics
Social Sciences
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Chernozhukov, Victo
Newey, Whitney