University of Technology Sydney

23509 Empirical Methods for Policy Evaluation

Requisite(s): 23571 Introductory Econometrics
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 23572 Applied Microeconometrics



Students who have completed another linear regression subject may apply to have the 23571 Introductory Econometrics prerequisite waived.


Empirical Methods for Policy Evaluation equips students with the modern toolkit of causal inference and rigorous policy evaluation. It covers experimental, quasi-experimental and observational data analysis. These tools are fundamental for estimating the impact of policies, programs and interventions. These methods are used by analysts in the public and private sector. They are also foundational for academic research on causal relationships in economics and many other disciplines.

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