The textbook was prepared in accordance with the course “Empirical Economics”, which covers the methodological problems of the subject of empirical economics, economic well-being, economic growth, the theory of economic growth in a historical perspective, poverty, inequality and vulnerability, choice of consumption, distribution of time and production, household, local goods and services, labor market, investment and financial markets, international markets and general equilibrium, institutions and corporations, politics, management and political economy, targeted transfer programs, market intervention and reforms in agriculture, policies and programs in the field of infrastructure, education, agricultural research and expansion, microfinance, public health. The textbook is recommended as a textbook in the specialty 5A230101 – Economic theory.