Professor T. H. (Tim) Gindling


Professor, Department of Economics
                                     Graduate Program Director, M.A. in Economic Policy Analysis

 University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250,

Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany
                 Visiting Researcher, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Economicas, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Current Research and Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Media interest in my research

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ECON611 Advanced Econometric Methods I                                     QUIZES            PROBLEM SETS             
Syllabus                                                                                               quiz 1                ps1.dta
Old Exam 1                                                                                         quiz 2                Codebook for the Current Population Survey, 2012, Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement 
Old Final Exam                                                                                    quiz 3               PROBLEM SET #1

                                                                                                                                 ps1.dta documentation

                                                                                                          quiz 4                PROBLEM SET #2

                                                                                                           quiz 5                PROBLEM SET #3
                                                                                                           quiz 6                PROBLEM SET #4
                                                                                                                                         ps5.dta,   crime2.dta,  murder.dta
                                                                                                                                    PROBLEM SET #5
                                                                                                                                    PROBLEM SET #6

                                                                                                                                         data set for problem set #6 (FISH.DTA)

                                                                                                                                         variables in FISH.DTA (FISH.DES)

Link to Stata:   
Stata13 Users Guide 
Introduction to  Stata (London School of Economics)
Resources to help you learn and use Stata from IDRD/UCLA
Video tutorials on using Stata
Using Stata in the UMBC Virtual Environment

Stata log from class (9/15/2016)

Current Population Surveys   
      1965-2012 CPS data with common coding from IPUMS
Other large data sets from U. S. government (via DataFerrett)   
       1850-2010 U.S. Census and 2001-2007 ACS with common variable codes from IPUMS
Link to National Longitudinal Surveys (NLS): 
Household Surveys from other countries (free)--World Bank Living Standards Measurement Project 

         International Census data from IPUMS
International Country-Level Panel Data Sets

ECON387 Economic Development of Latin America 

Web Page for ECON 387, Economic Development of Latin America


 ECON102 Principles of Macroeconomics


OLD EXAM #1             PROBLEM SET #1      PROBLEM SET #4     
OLD EXAM #2             PROBLEM SET #2      PROBLEM SET #5

Some good explanations of the origin of the Financial Crisis:

1. George Bush's address to the nation:  video and transcript
2. "The Global Pool of Money Got Too Hungry" from NPR:  Full 55 minute episode    Shorter (13 minute) version  
3. "What Went Wrong" from the Washington Post:
        Part 1:
        Part 2:

ECON 385, Economic Development
Syllabus and reading list

Syllabus and reading list
Data and documentation for problem sets and class

Inequality Measures using quintile data with EXCEL
Inequality Measures using centile data with EXCEL

Problem Set #1
Problem Set #2
Problem Set #3
Problem Set #4
Mid-term Exam
Problem Set #5

The Generalized Inequality Measures Programs

ECON612, Advanced Econometric Methods II
Syllabus and reading list for the first half of the course
Syllabus and reading list for the second half of the course (Marcotte)
Problem sets, problem set answers, STATA programs, and other stuff