Practical Case Study: Real-life Modelling in Econometrics and Data Science

2019-2020

Course Objective

This course in the minor Applied Econometrics is targeted at both
econometrics and non-econometrics students. The objectives are to work
together in a group, to describe methods and results in a report and
presentation, to learn to perform empirical research and to apply the
material of the courses in the periods 3.1 and 3.2 of the minor Applied
Econometrics.

Course Content

Case studies are carried out by teams of a heterogeneous group of
students, coming from different study backgrounds. The students must
write case reports and present their results. The groups compete to come
up with the best specification of an econometric model.

Teaching Methods

Lecture.
Working groups of students.

Method of Assessment

Presentation and written report. At the end of the course each group
must submit a final report (and the computer code that they used), and
each group must give an oral presentation. The grade is mainly based on
the final report, where only exceptional computer code and/or an
exceptional oral presentation (in a good or bad sense) may lead to a
(positive or negative) adaptation of the grade.

Entry Requirements

The courses of periods 3.1 and 3.2 in the Minor Applied Econometrics.

Literature

Selection of articles and papers.

General Information

Course Code E_EOR3_PCS
Credits 6 EC
Period P3
Course Level 300
Language of Tuition English
Faculty School of Business and Economics
Course Coordinator dr. L.F. Hoogerheide
Examiner dr. L.F. Hoogerheide
Teaching Staff

Practical Information

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Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture
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