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ECON 261A — Empirical Analysis of Trade Policy

Prerequisites: One semester of econometrics, at either the undergraduate or graduate level, and one semester of international trade, at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

Explores contemporary trade policy issues, with a focus on emerging markets, while helping students learn advanced econometric techniques. Students read professional empirical studies to learn what we know and carry out their own original research on a policy issue, from data collection to econometric testing and evaluation. Usually offered every year.
Judith Dean