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Nicholas Huntington-Klein on How to Teach the First Econometrics Class (Twitter Thread)

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Second, we lump everything together. In micro, you teach concepts in intro, and then heavier models in intermediate. In econometrics you try to teach programming, probability, statistical assumptions, hypothesis testing, regression, all at once. Impossible to follow.

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Second, we lump everything together. In micro, you teach concepts in intro, and then heavier models in intermediate. In econometrics you try to teach programming, probability, statistical assumptions, hypothesis testing, regression, all at once. Impossible to follow.

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Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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