## Ec533 Materials

Overview

Syllabus

Chapters from Acemoglu and Autor: Lectures in Labor Economics

Handouts, figures, and links:

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

NBER lectures on weak IV

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