This course offers an introduction to econometrics. Econometrics uses statistical methods to quantify economic relationships. These methods are used both in business and economics, as well as in other social sciences. The course has a fundamentally international outlook, through the textbook, applications and the subject matter itself. The course teaches digital tools for analyzing data.

Course content

  1. Simple linear regression
  2. Multiple linear regression
  3. Non-linear regression functions
  4. Internal and external validity
  5. Regressions using panel data
  6. Probit and logit regressions
  7. Regressions with instrumental variables
  8. Experiments and quasi-experiments


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