Field Practice in Economics

A prerequisite course in research methods.

This course builds upon and puts into practice the knowledge and skills covered in the research methods courses in the first semester. 

It is designed to facilitate a hands on experience with primary data collection. We emphasises qualitative research methods and data analysis. 

You will

  • Write a research proposal emphasising qualitative research methods
  • Develop a survey instrument utilising qualitative research methods
  • Implement pilot survey in a field site location and analyse and write up data findings