From Machine Learning to Ethnography: Puzzles and Approaches to International Development


This is an introductory course in applied social science that examines policy issues in developing countries, with a focus on applied research and statistical methods. The objectives of the course are threefold: 1) to introduce students to a range of topics and puzzles in international development; 2) to introduce the broad range of research methods that social scientists use to rigorously study development; and 3) to apply those tools to topics and data that you care about.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • ECON 241D
Typically Offered