14.33 Economics Research and Communication

Spring 2005

Photo of United States Department of Commerce research library.

United States Department of Commerce research library. (Image is taken from the Department of Commerce Web site.)

Course Highlights

This course features sample student work in the assignments section.

Course Description

This course is for students interested in conducting original research on economics questions. There will be an emphasis on choice of research topics, primary sources, data sources, and research methods. The primary activities are oral presentations, the preparation of a paper, and providing constructive feedback on classmates' research projects.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .dta.

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Prof. Michael Greenstone

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session