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Undergraduate Course Details
Number ECO 401
Title Economic Research
Credits 3.0
Distribution W/DIII
Prerequisites ECO 304N or ODS 262 or MAT 147 and either ECO 301 or ECO 302


Economic research methods, problem solving techniques, formulation of the problem, selection and use of methods for gathering evidence, analysis and interpretation of data, and reporting will be covered. Students demonstrate their understanding and mastery of the economic research methods studied in this course by discussing, researching and writing about a relevant economic problem. Statistical inference and econometrics are employed to formulate and research a hypotheses. A poster presentation of the final research to a faculty forum is required. Three lecture hours per week.