Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences International Economic Development Program
Lecture Code WMHA0053 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Special Study (October 2023 Master's Students)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
トクベツケンキュウ
Subject Name in
English
Special Study (October 2023 Master's Students)
Instructor YOSHIDA YUICHIRO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ヨシダ ユウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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seminar 
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Thesis writing workshops 
Class Schedule Presentation and Q&A (1)
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Text/Reference
Books,etc.
• Angrist, Joshua D. , and Jörn-Steffen Pischke. Mastering 'metrics: The path from cause to effect. Princeton university press, 2014.

• Angrist, Joshua D. , and Jörn-Steffen Pischke. Mostly harmless econometrics: An empiricist's companion. Princeton university press, 2009.

• Huntington-Klein, N. (2022). The effect: An introduction to research design and causality. Chapman and Hall/CRC.
 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) a computer & a projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Please watch the following YouTube videos for the review of causal inference:

Mod•U: Powerful Concepts in Social Science

(1) Causal Inference Bootcamp: Introduction to Causality
https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=FNpcwiOme1g&list=PL1M5TsfDV6Vufqfs_h5fDR3pBhIj4QOW7

(2) Causal Inference Bootcamp: Your Guide to Experiments
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5TVIPknDI4&list=PL1M5TsfDV6Vui- q_q1Bq5kF2Y77udGwWx

(3) Causal Inference Bootcamp: Your Guide to Instrumental Variables
https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=4xF_DMbL14w&list=PL1M5TsfDV6VsE11CCeMuBL0owBpwp4xru 
Requirements  
Grading Method Presentation and participation 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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