Chapter 1 Prerequisites

The intended audience for this book is anyone make using of Real Econometrics: The Right Tools to Answer Important Questions 2nd ed. by Michael Bailey who would like to learn the R code necessary to complete the end of chapter exercises. We really heavily on the tidyverse a collection of packages that shares an underlying design philosophy, grammar, and data structures. We also make use of a variety of packages (bundles of code) where it will make coding more straightfoward in terms of writing, understanding, and editing.