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Methods and Econometrics

Introduction

The course provides an introduction to the research methods of social sciences, and to econometrics, from a business-economics perspective.

Course content

  • Research methods and hilosophy 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
  • Heteroscedasticity
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Model selection

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