We (Abdollah Farhoodi and Nazanin Khazra) are two PhD students in Economics that have been co-teaching the Applied Machine Learning in Economics course from Spring of 2019 to Spring of 2020. This course teaches students to work with fundamental ML models and to use these models in answering economic questions.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online platforms have become essential for teaching classes, meeting with colleagues and getting the institutions’ work done.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A firm’s decision on where to locate its branch offices has reverberations in higher education and students’ post-graduation upward income mobility, according to new research from a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign expert who studies labor markets and employer recruiting strategies.
Join the Department of Economics as we host our annual Illinois Homecoming Celebration! Enjoy a catered breakfast with fellow Economics Alumni, Students, Faculty, Affiliates, and Staff. We encourage you to bring your friends and family!