Courses 2014

The Department organized three monographic courses. All the courses included tutorials in computer rooms. The courses were open to MAREB and PhD students.

1)     Tools for policy evaluation  (10h)

Prof.: Raquel Carrasco (UC3M)


Dates: 30/06 (12:00–14:00 and 16:00–19:00) – 01/07 (09:30–12:30 and 14:00–16:00)

Course content: the course will focus on the econometric techniques to implement the most widespread tools for policy evaluation. The course will cover several topics, including difference-in-difference, propensity score matching and regression discontinuity among others.

Syllabus (pdf)


2)     Topics in spatial econometrics (seminars) (5h)

Prof.: Coro Chasco (UAM)


Dates: 03/07 (16:00–18:30) – 04/07 (10:00–12:30)

Content: the seminars will discuss the last advances in the application of spatial econometrics estimation techniques paying special attention to practical cases studies.

Syllabus (pdf)


3)     Topics in advanced econometrics (9h)

Prof.: Gabriel Montes Rojas (CITY, London)


Dates: 07/07 – 09/07 (10:00–13:00)

Course contents:

Class 1: Non-parametric regressions: kernels.

Class 2: Quantile regression.

Class 3: Review of panel data.

Syllabus (pdf)

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