Worksheets and Projects in Applied Economics
Twenty-four page PDF booklet from the authors of Doing Economics, showing how to use R to analyse data related to COVID-19. It takes the reader through obtaining data from the web, producing charts, and creating a simple model of the pandemic.
Free online workbook, designed to be used alongside the CORE textbooks or as part of other courses. A succession of exercises are covered in R, Excel and Google Sheets. Screen-shots walk the reader through the steps of using each interface. The twelve chapters touch on topics including climate change, inequality, wellbeing and unemployment.
Slides, video lectures and syllabus from the Harvard introductory course "Using Big Data Solve Economic and Social Problems" which gets students using statistical science to examine topics such as equality of opportunity, education, health, the environment, and criminal justice. There are also handouts and files from four empirical projects that constitute the course.