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Method and Statistical Data Analysis


The course gives an introduction to the research methods of social sciences and multivariate statistical data-analysis from a business-economics perspective.

Course content

  • Research methods and philosophy of science
  • Simple and multiple regression
  • Variation in functional form
  • Regression with qualitative right-hand side variables via dummy variables
  • Heteroscedasticity
  • Analysis of categorical variables
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Model selection, learning and "artificial intelligence"


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