The course provides an introduction to the research methods of social sciences and multivariate data-analysis from a business-economics perspective.
- Research methods and philosophy of science
- Research questions, hypotheses and types of data
- Variation in research design, plurality of interpretation and the uncertainty of inference
- Simple and multiple regression
- Variation in functional form
- Regression with qualitative right-hand side variables via dummies
- Analysis of categorical variables
- Dynamic analysis
- Model selection
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