Econometrics for Economics

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBB814A05
Vaknaam Econometrics for Economics
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Econometrics for Economics
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Identify and interpret various econometric techniques for addressing particular research questions, among which the classical linear regression model.
2. Describe the principles of parameter estimation and hypotheses testing.
3. Apply these techniques using an empirical dataset from the field of Economics.
4. Critically assess the application of these techniques to studies from the field of Economics.
5. Analyze and interpret the results generated by an econometric software package (Stata).
Omschrijving The course introduces basic principles of econometrics centered around the linear regression model. It emphasizes motivation, understanding, and implementation, and shows how economic data are used with economic and statistical models as a basis for estimating key parameters and testing hypotheses. Students apply these methods to data from the field of Economics. Students learn to work with the statistical software package Stata.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcolleges, practica, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), schriftelijk tentamen met open vragen
(The exam consists of a midterm and final exam.)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. M. Groneck
Docent(en) V. Chatzikonstanti, PhD. ,dr. M. Groneck
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Introductory Econometrics. A Modern Approach, 7th edition 2018, Cengage Learning, Boston. Wooldridge, Joffrey M. 9781337558860 ca. €  75,00
Some empirical journal articles from the field of Economics. Various
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Coordinator: Dr M. Groneck, e-mail m.groneck@rug.nl
Secretary: M. Fry, e-mail m.fry@rug.nl, room 5411.0734
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Economics) 2 semester II a verplicht
Liberal Arts and Sciences  (Year 2 Social Sciences) - semester II a keuze