This course teaches basic skills in the statistical analysis of economic data. The emphasis is on applying and doing. Students will learn how to (i) develop a regression model, (ii) estimate it, and (iii) interpret it. General topics include OLS regression, prediction, dummy variables, model specification, model selection, robust standard errors, time series forecasting, endogeneity, and qualitative choice models (logit and probit). This course uses the software package EViews and Excel.