Professor T.H. (Tim) Gindling

Professor, Department of Economics
                                                                                         University of Maryland Baltimore County, 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

Recent media interest in my research


For questions and other communications regarding the M. A. in Economic Policy Analysis: econ-masters@umbc.edu
For other messages: gindling@umbc.edu


ECON387 Economic Development of Latin America 

Web Page for ECON 387, Economic Development of Latin America

 

 ECON102 Principles of Macroeconomics

Syllabus

OLD EXAM #1             PROBLEM SET #1      PROBLEM SET #4     
OLD EXAM #2             PROBLEM SET #2      PROBLEM SET #5
OLD FINAL EXAM     PROBLEM SET #3

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: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/14/AR2008101403343_pf.html
        Part 2: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/15/AR2008121503561.html


ECON611 Advanced Econometric Methods I                                     QUIZES            PROBLEM SETS             
Syllabus                                                                                               quiz 1                ps1.dta
Old Exam 1                                                                                         quiz 2                documentation for ps1.dta
Old Final Exam                                                                                    quiz 3               PROBLEM SET #1
                                                                                                           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)

USEFUL LARGE DATA SETS (FREE)
Current Population Surveys   
      1965-2012 CPS data with commond 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): http://www.bls.gov/nls/home.htm 
Household Surveys from other countries (free)--World Bank Living Standards Measurement Project 

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

Link to Stata: www.stata.com   
Introduction to Stata (.do file)--save (download) this file and open it in the ".do" window
  
Introduction to Stata (.log file)
   
Using Stata to test hypotheses about regression coefficients (.log file from class)


ECON 385, Economic Development
Syllabus and reading list




ECON486/686 TOPICS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--INEQUALITY
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