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ADEC 7430 Big Data Econometrics (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

In this course we will examine how to merge the economics data analysis tools with the most common “big data” tools and methods. We will examine and gain hands-on experience with the terminology, technology and methodology behind the most common big data questions. The course will expose students to the most common analytical methodology used in “big data” analytics, that is, machine learning. We will apply our newly learned skills of supervised and unsupervised learning techniques to solve various problems with a real data set. Policy recommendations will be made to interested parties at the end of the course. No prior experience with R or Python is necessary.

Schedule: Periodically


Prerequisites: Must have successfully completed ADEC731001 Data Analysis or obtain department approval.

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Last Updated: 21-Oct-16