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Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 101443 - common information
subject number101443
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group2542 (Economic Policy Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Thomas Grebel
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 Stata and they will acquire the necessary skills to carry out there own empirical research.

media of instruction
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
Details in major Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2014, Master Medienwirtschaft 2014, Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen 2014
subject nameEmpirische Wirtschaftsforschung
examination number2500210
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