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Empirical Research 1 - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 101609 - common information
subject number101609
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group2542 (Economic Policy Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Thomas Grebel
languageEnglisch
term Wintersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Mathematics, Statistics

learning outcome

The objective of this course is to prepare students for basic empirical work. It is a hands-on course, where students learn to work with simulated as well as real economic data. Topics include basic data analysis, regression, testing and forecasting. Students will get in touch with software such as Mathematica and they will acquire the necessary skills to carry out there own empirical research.

content

Introduction to Econometrics using Mathematica, Monte-Carlo Simulation, testing consistency and efficiency of estimators, algebra of least squares, least square regressions, testing Gauss-Markov assumptions, Maximum-likelihood estimation.

media of instruction

Slides, online-tutorials, software programming, takehomes

literature / references

Murray, Michael (2006): Econometrics: A Modern introduction, Pearson Addison-Wesley.
Greene, W. H. (2008): Econometric Analysis, 6th Ed. Pearson International.
Wooldridge, Jeffrey M. (2012): Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach, 5th Ed. South-Western.

evaluation of teaching

Pflichtevaluation:

Freiwillige Evaluation:

WS 2014/15 (Vorlesung)

WS 2015/16 (Vorlesung)

Hospitation:

Details in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013, Master Medienwirtschaft 2015, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2015, Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen 2015, Master Medienwirtschaft 2018, Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen 2018, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2018
subject nameEmpirical Research 1
examination number2500236
credit points4
on-campus program (h)34
self-study (h)86
Obligationobligatory elective
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate

25 % mid term paper, 50 % final term paper, 5 takehomes

maximum number of participants
Details in major Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen 2015, Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen 2018
subject nameEmpirical Research 1
examination number2500408
credit points4
on-campus program (h)34
self-study (h)86
Obligationobligatory elective
exam pass-fail certificate
details of the certificate
maximum number of participants
Details in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2011
subject nameEmpirical Research 1
examination number2500236
credit points4
on-campus program (h)22
self-study (h)98
Obligationobligatory elective
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate

25 % mid term paper, 50 % final term paper, 5 takehomes

maximum number of participants