Technische Universit├Ąt Ilmenau

Empirical Research 2 - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 101610 - common information
subject number101610
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group2542 (Economic Policy Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Thomas Grebel
term Sommersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Mathematics, Statistics, Empirical Research 1

learning outcome

This is an advanced course in applied econometrics. Empirical tools and concepts of modern econometrics will be discussed. Topics include cross-section, time-series as well as panel-data analysis. The objective is to learn how to work with linear regression, indicator variables, instrument variables, panel-data and other modern concepts. Students will learn to conceptualize and perform empirical analyses using Stata.


Generate, interpret, and present descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, univariate and multivariate linear regression, maximum-likelihood estimation, logistic regression, panel data regression.

media of instruction

Slides, Hands-on Stata programming, takehomes

literature / references

Baum, Christopher F. (2006): An introduction to modern econometrics using Stata, Stata Press.
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 Medienwirtschaft 2015, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2015, Master Medienwirtschaft 2018, Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2018
subject nameEmpirical Research 2
examination number2500237
credit points4
on-campus program (h)34
self-study (h)86
Obligationobligatory elective
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate

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

maximum number of participants