ECO 570 - Advanced Methods in Development Research
||The main objective of this course is to lay the philosophical and methodological foun-dations of development research, both qualitative and quantitative. The course focuses on the bivariate and the multivariate analysis such as multiple regressions, analysis of variance and experimental designs, canonical correlation, multiple classification analy-sis and path analysis etc. in the context of development research. Furthermore, sto-chastic statistical method such as Markov Chain Analysis and Cohort Analysis will be covered. For qualitative methods, the course begins with a critical appraisal of partici-patory method and focus group discussions, and focuses on thick narratives, case study method, content analysis etc. Other recent methodologies used in development research will also be covered.
[Pre-requisite: ECO 173 or equivalents ]
[Credit Hours: 3]
|Cross Listed:||DEV 570 |