Real Estate Research

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode GEMRERES
Vaknaam Real Estate Research
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Real Estate Research
Leerdoelen After the course, students are able to:
- prepare data for quantitative analysis
- detect data problems in real estate data sources
- provide solutions for such problems
- select the appropriate method(s) for analyzing research problems
- apply statistical techniques and diagnostic tests
- write and understand R syntax
- interpret regression results
- write a concise scientific report based on quantitative methods and results
- give a critical assessment of the use of methods in the scientific literature
Omschrijving This course focuses on data analysis & quantitative methods that are used in real estate – broadly defined. The aim is to apply quantitative methods to real estate concepts and associated problems.

After the course, students are able to
- prepare data for quantitative analysis
- detect data problems in real estate data sources
- provide solutions for such problems
- select the appropriate method(s) for analyzing research problems
- apply statistical techniques and diagnostic tests
- write and understand R syntax
- interpret regression results
- write a concise scientific report based on quantitative methods and results
- give a critical assessment of the use of methods in the scientific literature
Uren per week 6
Onderwijsvorm Computer practicals, Lectures, Seminars
Toetsvorm Examination with open questions digital, Group assignments, Oral presentation
(R is used for assignments and examination (hence partly digital).)
Vaksoort master
Docent(en) to be announced
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Discrete Choice Methods with Simulation.
Downloadable: http://eml.berkeley.edu/books/choice2.html
Train
Real estate modelling and forecasting, Cambridge University Press. Chris Brooks and Sotiris Tsolacos (2010) 9780521873390 ca. €  90,00
Articles.
Entreevoorwaarden It is assumed that the students are familiair with concepts from Economic Geography and Real Estate. Furthermore, students are expected to have basic knowledge of Statistics, Mathematics and Research Methods (at least 15 ECTS is assumed).
Opmerkingen Compulsory course unit for students Real Estate Studies, also open for FSS Research Master students.
Maximum number of students is 45.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Real Estate Studies  (Basic programme Real Estate Studies) 1 semester II a verplicht
MSc Spatial Sciences (research)  (Optional methodological courses (GERMMETH) year 1 and 2 Spatial Sciences) - semester II a keuze