Empirical Research Paper for IE&B

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB071A05
Vaknaam Empirical Research Paper for IE&B
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II b
ECTS 5
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Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1.Formulate an empirical research question from the field of International Economics and Business 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 the statistical software package STATA.
5.Write a report on the research project (in a group) and present it in English.
6.Work together on the research project in a group in a focused and systematic way.
7.Identify and describe econometric issues in areas such as economic growth, international trade, the economics of culture and corporate governance.
Omschrijving Students select an empirical research topic from the field of International Economics and Business, formulate a model and hypotheses and collect data. Next, they estimate their model and test their hypotheses by using the econometric package STATA. Finally, they report their findings in an empirical research paper.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm paper, presentatie(s)
(Students work in pairs and write an empirical research paper.)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. P. Rao Sahib
Docent(en) T.M. Harchaoui, PhD. ,dr. P. Rao Sahib
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Principles of Econometrics, 4th edition, 2012, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York
(E-Book is 45 euro)


Carter Hill, R., W.E. Griffiths, G.C. Lim 9780470873724 €  61,00
Using STATA for Principles of Econometrics, 4th edition, 2012, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York.


Carter Hill, R., W.E. Griffiths, G.C. Lim 9781118032084 €  55,00
Entreevoorwaarden This course builds upon the topics discussed in the course Econometrics for IE&B and you have to be familiar with those topics. The course is not open for exchange students.
Opmerkingen Secretary: e-mail gem.feb@rug.nl, phone +31(0)50 36 33458, room 5411.0538
Coordinator: P.Rao Sahib, e-mail p.rao.sahib@rug.nl, phone +31(0)50 36 33724
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( International Economics & Business/IE&B) 2 semester II b verplicht