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module properties Empirical Research 2 in degree program Master Wirtschaftsinformatik 2018
module number101610
examination number2500237
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2542 (Economic Policy)
module leaderProf. Dr. Thomas Grebel
term summer term only
credit points4
on-campus program (h)34
self-study (h)86
obligationelective module
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate


alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
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  • signup begins: 05.11.2021
  • signup ends: 12.11.2021
  • resignation not after: 12.11.2021
  • last modification of this information: 15.10.2021
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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 and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation

Moodle-Kursraum:; 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.

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