Karthik
Muralidharan

 

Current and previous courses

 

Academic Year 2010-2011

 

Economics 116 Economic Development (Undergraduate) - Winter 2011
Introduction to the economics of less developed countries, covering their international trade, human resources, urbanization, agriculture, income distribution, political economy, and environment.
Prerequisite ECON 1A-B or 2 or 100B

Economics 241 Microeconomics of Development (PhD) - Winter 2011
Course introduces the household as a decision-making unit, and the contracts and institutions that emerge to compensate for imperfect markets. Emphasis is placed on data and identification strategies that can be used to test theory and to measure the impact of policy interventions.
Prerequisite Graduate standing or consent of instructor

Economics 290/490 Running Field Experiments (Masters/PhD) - Spring 2011
[Jointly taught with Craig McIntosh (IR/PS)]

Explores causal inference with experimental methods, and provides the tools to plan, execute, and analyze field experiments. Focus on both program evaluation and testing theory using experimental methods.
Prerequisite Graduate standing or consent of instructor

Other Teaching

 

Economics of Education in Developing Countries (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

Executive Education Course on Impact Evaluation (J-PAL)

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