Winter school: Econometrics for Policy

Learn from Dr Neeraj Hatekar - Former HOD Department of Economics University of Mumbai & Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University

Use code MDAEPAST50 to get the recorded version of the course at 50% discounted price of the live version (Discounted price for the recorded version: Rs 4572.5)

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36 Hours
5 Weeks
Rs. 4572.5 + GST
Course Details
Dr. Neeraj Hatekar
  • Former HOD, Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy & Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University.
  • Foremost Indian Econometrician with 3 decades of teaching and research experience.
  • Renowned author – published Principles of Econometrics (Using R): A standard text book used by leading universities.
  • Frequently cited author who has published research papers with leading refereed journals and books such as Economic & Political Weekly (EPW), Indian Economic Journal, Journal of Quantitative Economics amongst others.
Learning Outcomes
  • Develop a strong understanding of the building blocks of modern econometric techniques.
  • Understand how to evaluate public policy initiatives using econometric tools
  • Learn how to program econometric models using R There will be take home assignments after every class.
Syllabus & Course Schedule

  1. Concepts of Econometrics
  2. Regression Analysis
  3. Basic Issues with Programme evaluation
  4. Instrumental Variables
  5. Binary Choice Models
  6. Propensity Score Matching
  7. Panel Data Fixed and random effects models
  8. Difference in Difference Estimators Concepts of Econometrics

Who is this program for

Any student, faculty or working professional who wants to build on their quantitative research skills. Participants working in or aspiring to work in policy research may benefit a lot.

Skills you will learn

  • Evaluation of Policy through Econometrics Tools.
  • Building Blocks of Modern Econometrics
  • R programming in Econometrics Tools

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