Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course is a follow-up to Applied Microeconometrics I. At the end of the course students will be able to master a number of empirical tools that can be used to analyze the impact of public policies and business strategies. The course is especially suitable for students who want to address an empirical question in their master s thesis.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 26.10.2022 - 07.12.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ciprian Domnisoru

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    In Applied Microeconometrics I students learn the basic microeconometric tools and they get familiar with the econometric software. Applied Microeconometrics II has a more practical flavor. The students will build up on their knowledge of econometrics and economic theory in order to tackle a number of relevant empirical questions. The course will be a combination of (i) main lectures on some relevant topics that were not covered in Applied Microeconometrics I, (ii) presentation and discussion by students of research papers and (iii) problem sets. Please note that given nature of the course, class attendance is essential.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Exercises: 50% of the final marking
    Class Participation: 10% of the final marking
    Presentation and discussion: 40% of the final marking

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and presentations 24h
    Exercises 12h
    Preparing for lectures and presentations 96h
    Preparing for exercises 28h

DETAILS

Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke  , Mastering Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect (2014), compulsory

    Availability


    Other material will be assigned during the course.

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    (2020, 2021) - III-period

    (2021, 2022) - II-period


    Course Homepage: https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=31E00920


    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu (sisu.aalto.fi) instead of WebOodi.