Tyler Ransom

Associate Professor of Economics
University of Oklahoma

Research Affiliate
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Global Labor Organization (GLO)








Department of Economics
University of Oklahoma
322 CCD1, 308 Cate Center Drive
Norman, OK 73072

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Teaching Experience

Overall Summary of Teaching Evaluations

Instructor and Designer

Econ 4970/4523: Economics of Education (University of Oklahoma, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2022)

Undergraduate course on causal inference and policy debates in the US education system

Econ 5970/5253: Data Science for Economists (University of Oklahoma, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023)

Master's course designed to build data science skills from the perspective of economics

Econ 6343: Econometrics III (University of Oklahoma, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022)

PhD course on advanced topics in applied micro econometrics (structural estimation, machine learning)

Econ 4223: Econometric Analysis (University of Oklahoma, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022)

Undergraduate introductory econometrics course

Causal Inference with R (hosted on DataCamp with support from eBay, Inc.)

Introduction to Causal Inference using R. The course is free on DataCamp. I co-created the programming exercises with Brian Aronson, Jim Speckart and Alexandra Cooper. The course instructors are Matt Masten and Bentley Coffey.

Econ 360: Foundations of Matlab (Duke University, Summer 2012)

This course is geared towards rising second-year PhD students in order to equip them with the quantitative skills required for courses and research beyond the first year of graduate school.

Introduction to the Julia programming language (Duke, Spring 2016, 2017)

This 1-day workshop focused on introducing Julia as an alternative to existing programming languages. Participants engaged in hands-on examples and were instructed about best practices in Julia.

Teaching Assistant

Conducting Research Using the SIPP (3-day Workshop held at Duke, Spring 2014)

Econ 110: Principles of Economics (Brigham Young University, Winter 2008)

Other Experience

SSRI Education and Human Development Scholars Mentor (Duke, Spring 2016 - Spring 2017)

Duke Data+ Project Mentor (Summer 2016)

Faculty Training