This course is about the analysis of data within economics, and the interpretation of empirical results. More specifically the course aims are:

- To provide an introduction to data analysis in economics. How to find and create datasets and how to describe the main features of economic data;
- To develop an understanding of simple statistical and econometric techniques used in economics that complement the theoretical treatment in Introduction to Quantitative Economics;
- To provide an introduction on how economic models are tested using data and how to interpret results both statistically and economically;
- To provide an introduction to policy evaluations in economics;