Year 2017 Term Fall Day Monday Period 5 Credit 2 Code 208
Course Title Quantitative Analysis for Developing Countries
Major DID
Program Program in Economic Development Policy and Management
Instructor(s) Fujikawa, Kiyoshi
Purpose & Description

This is an advanced statistics course for development economics to be continued from the course of Development Statistics. Lectures cover regression analysis of time series data, panel data analysis, simultaneous equations model, CGE (Computable General Equilibrium) model, and so on. Computer assisted exercises are given based on the developing country data.


1) Review of basic statistics
3) correlation
4) Regression analysis (OLS)
5) Introduction of E-views
6) Qualitative response model
7) Panel data analysis method
8) Macro econometric model
9) Simulation Analysis
10) Matrix and simultaneous equations
11) Input-Output model (Quantitiy model)
12) Input-Output model (Price model)
13) CGE model
14) Principal compoment and factor analysis
15) Gini coefficient and Theil index

Texts & References

Business Statistics: A First Course, 6th Edition, Pearson (Levine/Krehbiel/Berenson)


Term end report 80% and prticipation in the class 20%

Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others

The lectures are given mainly in English