Checking date: 28/03/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Impact Evaluation in Sustainability
Study: M. Global Sustainable Development and Global Governance (376)

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Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Practical introduction and simulation of the design of experimental methods. Random selection of treatment and control groups. Application of targeting strategies. Difference between treatment-on-the-treated and intention-to-treat. Case study: relationship between education and intergenerational transmission of poverty. Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera Program. Practical application of a pseudo-experimental method: information requirements and strategies for building a counterfactual. Relevance and limitations of natural experiments.

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