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Applied Econometrics 7,5 credits

Course Contents

This course covers modern econometric models and empirical strategies for the analysis of register-based or experimental cross-sectional and panel micro-data. We go through the econometric theory behind these models and the course also requires reading, analysis and (replications using real as well as simulated data sets), of articles published in top economic journals.

Methods covered includes (1) the randomized experiment and social experiments, (2) instrumental variables estimation, (3) Fixed effects and difference-in-differences techniques applied to panel data, and to other data structures such as family-level and twin data, (4) regression discontinuity designs and (5) matching estimators, such as propensity scores and kernel-matching.

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Economics equal to 180 credits including 15 credits in Statistics/ Econometrics; and Mathematical Methods for Economic and Financial Analysis, 7.5 credits

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: JAER26
The course is conducted at: Jönköping International Business School

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2017: Oct 23 - Jan 14
Rate of Study
50%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Johan P Larsson
Examiner
Paul Nystedt
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
15000kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-J7104

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