Skip to main content Skip to secondary navigation

Recent Courses

Main content start

Econ 101: The Economics and Demographics of Aging in the U.S.

This course investigates current research in the economics of aging. Topics include health care and the elderly, health insurance and the labor market, Social Security, pensions, saving for retirement, disability insurance and long-term care. This course fulfills the Writing in the Major requirement for the economics department.

Fall 2020 syllabus

Fall 2019 syllabus

PP 105: Empirical Methods in Public Policy

This course is designed to equip students with tools to 1) critically evaluate evidence used to make policy decisions and 2) perform empirical analysis to answer questions in public policy. Specifically, by the end of the course students will be able to interpret regression coefficients, evaluate whether a regression estimate is biased, understand research methods commonly used in policy analysis, and use Stata to perform basic empirical analysis.

Spring 2021 syllabus

Web Analytics