[ 971MECOPDVK18 ] KS KS Programming, Data Management and Visualization

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4 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Economics Alexander Ahammer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Zulassung zum MA Studium
Original study plan Master's programme Economics 2019W
Objectives Students learn advanced programming in statistical software (STATA), as well as management and visualization of big data (e.g., administrative data).
Subject Programming of functions and unique statistical methods; merging and preparing big data sets; cleaning and analysis of data.
Criteria for evaluation Regular homework assignments and project
Methods Lectures and presentations
Language English
Study material Christopher F. Baum (2009), An Introduction to STATA Programming, Stata Press, College Station, Texas.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority