Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year School/Graduate School Lecture Code 2024Year School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences AGA08001 Specialized Education 開発経済分析論 カイハツケイザイブンセキロン Analysis for Economic Development ICHIHASHI MASARU イチハシ　マサル Higashi-Hiroshima 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term (1T) Thur5-8：IAS J206 Lecture Lecture and some exercises 2.0 B : Japanese／English 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate 24 : Social Sciences 03 : Economics Undergraduate students Input Output table, Econometric model, Economic Statistics Integrated Arts and Sciences（Knowledge and Understanding）・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.（Abilities and Skills）・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.（Comprehensive Abilities）・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. This course covers basic statistical theories and econometric method including hypothesis testing, regression analysis and I-O modeling applied for economic analysis. Week 1  Guidance and introduction  Week 2-3  Input-Output Frame Week 4-5  Sort of examples of Input-Output AnalysisWeek 6  Probability Distribution and Expectations Week 7-8  Correlation and Causation   Week 9-10  Ordinary Least Square MethodWeek 11-12  Statistical testing for estimators  Week 13-14  Estimation of Parameters, Examples of Macro Econometric Model  Week 15  Basic Time Series AnalysisThough this class will be conducted in accordance with the followings tentatively, the final contents will be presented in the first class. There are some good textbooks for fundamental Input-Output and Econometrics as follows, however references and reading materials are assigned or distributed in the lecture as occasion arises:Joshua D. Angrist, "Mastering 'Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect",Jeffrey M. Wooldridge,"Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach", Johnston and DiNardo, "Econometric Methods 4th ed.". R. E. Miller and P.D. Blair, "Input-Output Analysis: Foundations and Extensions",Leontief, W., Input-Output Economics 2nd ed., PC(Notebook) Students are required to have basic knowledge of macro and micro economics. All students who want to participate in are expected to join another class as well, named "Socio-Economic Statistics" for the first grade students provided by me. The class will give some fundamental Economics knowledge and concepts, which are necessary for this class. How to evaluate for credit;   Score of final exam. (70%) + some occasional essays or reports at class (30%) 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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