Course Detail

Data Science, Algorithms and Society (38920)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Mullainathan, Sendhil Pope, Devin
  • Content
    This is a class aimed at PhD students who want to do applied empirical work on observational data. There are numerous classes that teach students empirical methods but fewer that teach the skill needed to wisely choose and execute an empirical project.  To convey that skill, we will walk through some of our favorite papers as a way to create discussion and illustrate key lessons. 
  • Prerequisites
    The class is restricted to PhD students who have taken at least one graduate econometrics class.  PhD students only: strict
    • PhD - students only

  • Syllabus
  • Winter 2022Section: 38920-50M 6:00PM-9:00PMHarper CenterC01In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: January 14 2022