Fall 2008 

Quantitative Methods

          Time:  Thursday (13:20-14:50 & 15:00-16:30)  Friday (13:15-14:45)

           Room:  Lecture Room A

           TA: Kengo Igei (Study Room 6A, 6th floor)

           Office hours: 17:00-18:00 on Thu & Fri by Kajisa;   13:30-15:30 on Wed by Igei.


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Useful Links


Quick reference for Stata 8 is available here.


PPP Method

Do you want to know more about PPP method? Go to this World Bank site and download Chapter 1 (overview of the ICP), which gives simple example of how to compute PPP conversion factor (particularly in Tables 5 and 6). Supplementary document by ADB is available here.


Useful references

Recent WB publications (full chapters are downloadable from link below)

(1) Handbook on Poverty + Inequality

(2) Handbook on Impact Evaluation



Advanced Econometrics (Ph.D. Course)

            Time:  Wednesday (10:30-12:00 & 13:15-12:45)  Friday (15:00-16:30)

            Room:  Lecture Room E

            Office hours: 17:00-18:00 on Thu & Fri


Latest Announcement

This course is offered by Yamano and Matsumoto this year.




Homework data: PNTSPRD.dta  FRINGE.dta  MROZ.dta FERTIL3.dta HSEINV.dta TableF5-1.dta

Homework Answers:

Exam: Old final





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