Omfattning: 6

Tidtabel: 11.04.2016 - 20.05.2016

Ansvarslärare (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Timo Kuosmanen

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Not lectured in 2018-2019

V Spring (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Developing thorough understanding of the modern methodology of frontier estimation and efficiency analysis, and ability to apply the state-of-the-art estimation techniques to empirical data.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Topics covered in the course will include basic concepts related to the measurement of efficiency and productivity (criteria, objectives, dominance, efficiency, productivity, etc.). Classic data envelopment analysis (DEA) and stochastic frontier analysis (SFA) techniques will be discussed during the course, together with the modern nonparametric regression techniques. Topics of the course also include the estimation of contextual variables that affect efficiency.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

100 % term paper

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 30 h
Independent work 130 h
Total 160 h (6 ECTS)

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes and additional material are provided on the course website.

The following textbooks may be used as supplementary study material:
Coelli, T., D. Prasada Rao, G.E. Battese. (1998) An introduction to efficiency and productivity analysis. ISBN 0792380606

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=30E00300

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Recommended 30C00200 Econometrics.

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

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