Empirical Research Project for IB

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB044A05
Vaknaam Empirical Research Project for IB
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a (and I a)
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Empirical Research Project for IB
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. understand, interpret and critically discuss statistical findings
2. identify the statistical technique to use in an empirical analysis
3. critically evaluate data regarding their suitability for the specified hypothesis based on business sciences
4. summarize empirical analyses and results from academic papers in the field of International Business
Omschrijving The course deals with topics like measurement, descriptive statistics, regression, factor analysis, multicollinearity, and causality, and applies these concepts to academic journal articles. The course will focus on interpretation and critical analysis of literature while using the statistical concepts mentioned before. By going through a selection of already published journal articles dealing with international business phenomena, students will familiarize themselves with the interpretation and critical analysis of existing state-of-the-art IB research. The selection of papers will be published on Nestor. Students may find it helpful to use the book from the second-year course Statistics II as background reading.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(groepsopdrachten)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator M.A. Papakonstantinou
Docent(en) dr. D.H.M. Akkermans , M. Astarlioglu , M.A. Papakonstantinou
Entreevoorwaarden It is crucial that students understand the basics of statistics and regression, as this course is of applied nature. This means that knowledge on technical aspects related to for example variance and regression analyses is present. In particular, this course builds on the second-year course Statistics II.
Opmerkingen Contact through the GEM secretariat, e-mail: gem.feb@rug.nl, phone: + 31 50 363 3458, room 538 in the Duisenberg Building
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc International Business/IB  (basisprogramma BSc IB) 3 semester II a verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester I a keuze
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 3 semester II a keuze
DD BSc IB - ITB, Bandung (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Bandung) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Bordeaux) 4 semester II a verplicht
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten van FEB) 4 semester II a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Yogyakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (1,5-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (2-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc International Business & Management/IB&M) 1 semester II a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc International Financial Management/IFM) 1 semester II a verplicht