Advanced Training in Economic Analysis and Management - Micro-Econometrics – Quantitative Assessment of Public Policies II
OCP Policy Center, Rabat
Quantitative assessments of Public Policies are becoming increasingly requested for different programs, particularly those public related to economic and social development. These evaluations are intended to determine, ex-post, if a program has reached its goals. They also test the effectiveness of different strategies to achieve specific outcomes. This course is actually composed of two parts (I and II) which are complementary and which should preferably be taken together. The two parts are advanced theoretical and practical introduction to the main econometric evaluation methods of impact.
• Understand the “why” and “how” of the econometric evaluations of public policies;
• Explore the foundations of the four main econometric methods of impact assessment;
• Apply each of the methods;
• Master the Stata software;
• Interpret and explain in detail the findings.
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Abdelkhalek Touhami is Professor of higher education at the National Institute of statistics and applied economics (INSEA), Rabat, Morocco. He is also associate researcher at the Centre for research and development in economy (C.R.D.E.) of the University of Montréal and at the Center of Research in Economy and Applied Finance at Laval University in Quebec, Canada. He is also a Consultant Bank for several studies since 2001and a Researcher collaborator and Professor visitor to the Arab Planning Institute – Kuwait.