Ec533 Materials



Syllabus

Chapters from Acemoglu and Autor: Lectures in Labor Economics
Handouts and figures:
The schooling model
The returns to schooling, ability bias, and regression
Figures Returns to schooling
Instrumental variables
The LATE theorem and returns to schooling
Weak instruments
IV Tables and Figures 1
IV Tables and Figures 2
Fixed effects and twins estimates of returns to schooling
Differences-in-differences
Signalling
Handout on signalling
Regression Discontinuity Design
Handout on RD
Regression vs. Matching

Papers:
Pei, Pischke, and Schwandt (2017)
Sandewall, Cesarini, and Johannesson (2009)
Oreopoulos corrigendum (2008)
Devereux and Hart (2009)
Dolton and Sandi (2017)
Rubinstein (2003)

Exercises:
Data exercise
LFS data for Data exercise

Problem Sets:
Problem Set 1
Solutions
Problem Set 2
Solutions
Problem Set 3
Solutions