Which Econometrics Regression Course to
There are three relevant basic regression courses for Economics
majors to consider and there is little advantage to doing all
- Economics 102 (Analysis of Economics Data) This is the
required course for the Economics major and the "simplest"
- Statistics 108 (Applied Statistical Methods: Regression
Analysis) A more advanced course.
- Economics 140 (Econometrics) An advanced course and one
required for the Economic and Data Analysis Track of the
For the basic major Economics 102 is enough.
This admits you to all other Economics courses that have a data
requirement such as Economics 140 - see below.
For more advanced students who want to do serious
quantitative work, consider skipping Economics 102, go directly to
Statistics 108 and then Economics 140.
ECONOMICS COURSES THAT REQUIRE ECONOMICS 102 (OR SIMILAR UPPER
DIVISION REGRESSION CLASS SUCH AS STAT 108)
(Economics 140 will fulfill the major requirement in place of
FOR STATISTICS COURSES AND DATA STUDIES COURSES TO CONSIDER
- Economics 140 (Econometrics) This presents regression theory
and methods in more detail than 102.
- Economics 141 (Economics and Business Data Analytics) is
offered in Spring 2021 and requires ECN 102 or equivalent.
- Economics 190 (Topics in Economics) includes one econometrics
course that requires ECN 102 or equivalent.
The course is Economics and Business Data Analytics and is
offered Spring 2022.
The 190 courses will become regularly listed courses once
approved by the university course approval committee.
- Several economics courses include some regression analysis of
These courses are in the Data
Analytics and Economics Analysis Specialization Track of
the Economics major.
Currently ECN 132 (Health Economics) and ECN 145 (Transportation
Economics), and some of the ECN 190 courses. More courses may be
added over time.
A. Colin Cameron / UC-Davis Economics / http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/cameron