[ 572ESMMIECU20 ] IK Intermediate Econometrics

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Economics Martina Zweimüller 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)KS Einführung in die Volkswirtschaftslehre KS Daten und Forschungsdesigns in der Ökonomie ODER Zulassung zum Masterstudium Wirtschaftsinformatik ODER Zulassung zum Masterstudium Sozialwirtschaft
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Economics and Business 2021W
Objectives Students understand multiple linear regression models, are aware of the strengths and weaknesses of these models, and can correctly interpret estimation coefficients from these models. They understand empirical economic papers and can assess the quality of such papers. They can perform simple empirical analyses using statistical software (Stata) and real data. They develop practical skills that are necessary for independent empirical research.
Subject The focus of the intensifying course (IK) is on the application of the material learned in the course. Students apply econometric methods to real-world data and discuss empirical economic papers. The following topics are covered:

  • Introduction to statistical software package Stata
  • Estimation of linear regression models and model specifications in Stata
  • Descriptive methods and graphical data analysis in Stata
  • Interpretation of estimation results
  • Discussion of empirical economic papers
Criteria for evaluation
  • Problem sets
  • End-of-term project
Methods Lectures, discussion of problem sets, (presentations)
Language English
Study material
  • Wooldridge, Jeffrey M. (2013). Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach. 5th edition (or 4th edition, 2008), South-Western Cengage Learning.
  • Further literature will be announce in the intensifying course.
Changing subject? No
Further information The intensifying course is complementary to the course (KS) Intermediate Econometrics. Students have to attend the course in order to participate in the intensifying course.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 40
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority