Carnegie Mellon University

Advanced Economic Analysis I (Structural Models)

Course Number: 47901

This course explores relationships between economic theory, identification, estimation and econometric practice. It develops structural approaches for analyzing large cross sectional and longitudinal data sets, by exploiting restrictions derived from the equilibrium dynamic outcomes in individual discrete and continuous optimization problems and non-cooperative games. We investigate empirical content, characterize identification, evaluate alternative estimators and testing procedures, as well as consider counterfactuals. The webpage for the course is

Degree: PhD
Concentration: Economics
Academic Year: 2019-2020
Semester(s): Mini 3
Required/Elective: Elective
Units: 6


Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk