Research Paper for E&BE

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBP035A05
Vaknaam Research Paper for E&BE
Niveau(s) propedeuse
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Research Paper for E&BE
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course, the student is able to
1. Develop and motivate one or more research questions on the basis of a given research topic.
2. Perform a literature survey for a given research topic in the fields of Business and Economics.
3. Appropriately reference and cite relevant literature and previous research.
4. Access data with different formats and be able to prepare (preprocess) data for further analysis.
5. Demonstrate proficiency in using software programs Excel and Stata to apply relevant statistical techniques in manipulating and describing data.
6. Effectively communicate the results of the research in written and in oral form.
7. Work effectively in groups.
Omschrijving This course deals with two aspects of writing a research paper. First, it provides a training in writing a literature review in Economics & Business Economics. It will deal with the specifics of writing economics, and apply this knowledge in writing a paper presenting a literature overview. Second, the course teaches the first steps in doing actual research by collecting data, providing an analysis of the quality of the data, and performing a simple regression analysis providing first (preliminary) results. Students will also practice using the software programs Excel and Stata to manipulate and describe these data.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm
(Tutorials, Lectures, Computer Practicals)
Toetsvorm
(Group assignments, individual oral presentation)
Vaksoort propedeuse
Coördinator prof. dr. J.P. Elhorst
Docent(en) and others ,prof. dr. J.P. Elhorst ,dr. P. Rao Sahib
Entreevoorwaarden Admittance to the BSc E&BE. Depending on e.g. capacity, other students may be allowed to participate in some or all course activities. (To be decided by the Programme Director)
Opmerkingen Coordinator 2.1: Prof.dr. J.P. Elhorst.
Coordinator 2.2: Dr. P. Rao Sahib
Secr: Herma van der Vleuten, phone: +31 (0)50 36 33458, e-mail: gem.feb@rug.nl. Room 5411.538
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (basisprogramma BSc E&BE) 1 semester II verplicht