Empirical Research Paper for BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB063A05
Vaknaam Empirical Research Paper for BE
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Empirical Research Paper for BE
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1.Formulate an empirical research question from the field of Business Economics and generate hypotheses based upon that question.
2.Identify indicators for the concepts used, and justify the choices made in choosing methods for addressing the chosen empirical question.
3.Critically evaluate data regarding their suitability for the hypotheses specified.
4.Analyze and interpret the results obtained for the hypotheses specified by using a statistical software package (Stata).
5.Write a report (in a group) and present (individually) in English on the research project.
6.Work together in a group in a focused and systematic way on the research project.
7.Identify and describe financial relationships by using logit and probit models.
Omschrijving Students select an empirical research topic from the field of Business Economics, formulate a model and hypotheses and collect data. Next, they estimate their model and test their hypotheses by using the econometrics package Eviews. Finally, they report their findings in an empirical research paper.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm bijeenkomst(en), hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s)
(Group assignment is empirical research paper.)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. V. Purice
Docent(en) T. Boot, MSc. ,dr. M. Hernandez Tinoco ,dr. S.W.S. Lui ,dr. V. Purice
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Principles of Econometrics, fourth edition, 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
(E-book is 45 euro)

Carter Hill, R., W.E. Griffiths & G.C. Lim 978-0-470-87372-4 ca. €  81,00
Using Stata for Principles of Econometrics, fourth edition, 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.

Carter Hill, R., W.E. Griffiths & G.C. Lim 978-1-118-03207-7 ca. €  66,00
Entreevoorwaarden The course builds upon the topics discussed in the course Econometrics for Business Economics and you have to be familiar with those topics.
The course is not open for exchange students.
Opmerkingen Secretary: Ms. E.T. Jelsema, phone: +31(0)50 3633685, e-mail: e.t.jelsema@rug.nl.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Business Economics) 2 semester II b verplicht