Seminar on Policy Analysis and Programme Evaluation A University of Tsukuba
In this class, students will learn impact evaluation methods using data. This class will begin with learning how to set evaluation questions and move on to quantitative analysis. Regarding evaluation methodologies, students will learn: causal inference and counterfactuals, randomized selection methods, regression discontinuity design, difference-in-differences, and matching. Students will be given homework and assignments to advance their understanding and research skills.
1. Operationalizing the impact evaluation design
2. Choosing the samples for evaluation
3. Making own research questions-Hypothesis
4.~6. Conducting policy evaluations – preliminary analysis
7. Presentation of the results of preliminary analysis
8. ~9. Modification of the preliminary analysis
10. Final presentation
1. General-propose competence: communicative ability, team work.
2. Degree program competence: research capability, professional knowledge, ethics.
Students are required to take ‘Policy Evaluation A’.
Homework and assignments (50%)
Final exam (50%)
Online Course Requirement
Open in even number years.
Identical to 01DF652.
Lecture is conducted in English.
授業形式はシラバスの「その他」欄で確認してください。 Students are expected to come every class.
This class will be conducted as face-to-face.
Site for Inquiry
Please inquire about the courses at the address below.
Contact person: Midori Matsushima
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to the syllabus provided by the university