Facts about the course

Study points:
7.5
Responsible department:
Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences
Course Leader:
Halvard Arntzen
Lecture Semester:
Spring, Autumn
Teaching language:
English
Duration:
½ year

BØK730 Econometrics (Autumn 2018)

About the course

<ul><li>Review of&nbsp;probability distributions, random variables, and statistical inference</li><li>Linear regresssion models</li><li>Challenges in using classical linear regression models with data and questions from economics</li><li>Time Series Models</li><li>Simple Panel Data Methods</li><li>Simultaneous Equations Models</li><li>Limited dependent variable methods</li></ul>

The course is connected to the following study programs

  • Master in Economics and Business Administration

Recommended requirements

<p>Bachelor i økonomi og administrasjon eller&nbsp;tilsvarende samt emnet LOG 708 Applied Statistics with SPSS eller tilsvarende.&nbsp;</p>

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

<p>After completion of the course, students should:</p><ul><li>Have a good knowledge of basic econometrics and statistical methods as a scientific tool in the analysis of practical economic problems</li><li>Be familiar with the basic methods of regression analysis as well as the main challenges in applying such to economic questions</li><li>Be able to specify and estimate appropriate econometric models to test their research questions</li><li>Be able to interpret and understand estimation results</li><li>Detect and correct common statistical problems in economic data and models</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p>

Forms of teaching and learning

<p>3 timer forelesning per uke samt 2 timer øvinger</p>

Syllabus

<p><a href="https://bibsys-um.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/leganto/public/47BIBSYS_HIM/lists/1923318370002223?auth=SAML">Click here for reading list</a></p>