Training Course

Policy evaluation methods

Date:
- | 10:00 - 13:30
Location: UCL Economics Department
Tutor: Barbara Sianesi Institute for Fiscal Studies
Availability: Join waiting list

How can one evaluate whether a government labour market programme such as the Work Programme, or a subsidy to education such as the EMA is actually working? This course deals with the econometric and statistical tools that have been developed to estimate the causal impact on one or more outcomes of interest of any generic ‘treatment’ – from government programmes, policies or reforms, to the returns to education, the impact of unionism on wages, or of smoking on own and children's health.

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