Computational methods for building and solving models in the context of economics topics. Methods discussed include agent-based simulations to analyze complex adaptive systems, value function iteration to solve dynamic structural models, and miscellaneous estimation and optimizing techniques.
Satisfies major requirement in Economics.
Students entering 2012 or after: satisfies Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Sciences distribution requirement.
Economics 105 or permission of the instructor.