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Academic Year School/Graduate School Lecture Code 2024Year Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences International Economic Development Program WMH00901 Specialized Education Economic Statistical Analysis ケイザイトウケイブンセキロン Economic Statistical Analysis ICHIHASHI MASARU イチハシ　マサル Higashi-Hiroshima 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term (1T) Fri5-8：IDEC 806 Lecture Lecture and some exercises 2.0 E : English 6 : Graduate Advanced 24 : Social Sciences 03 : Economics Graduate students Input Output table, Econometric model, Economic Statistics 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:World Bank, "Handbook on Impact Evaluation" and "Impact Evaluation in Practice",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., Erik S. Reinert, Jayati Ghosh and Rainer Kattel ed., "Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development",Erik  Reinert, "How Rich Countries Got Rich ... and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor", Ha-Joon Chang, "Kicking Away The Ladder",Michael Todaro and Stephen Smith, "Economic Development",Matt Ridley, "The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves",Daron Acemoglu、 James Robinson, "Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty",Jared Diamond, "Guns, Germs And Steel: A Short History of Everbody for the Last 13000 Years",Milton Friedman, "Capitalism and Freedom", etc. PC(Notebook) Students are required to have basic knowledge of macro and micro economics. 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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