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Course module: 230316-M-6
230316-M-6
Empirical Research in Business (CentER)
Course info
Course module230316-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Econometrics and OR; Econometrics & Operations;
Is part of
M Research Master in Business
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
D. Kojevnikov
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
dr. M. Salm
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
S. Upadhyay
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 25/08/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
Aims
Specifics
 
The course is exclusively for CentER Research Master- or PhD students.

All non-CentER students should ask formal permission from the Director of Graduate Studies in Business BEFORE the start of the course.
Please send your request for permission including grade list, CV and motivation letter to CentER Graduate School at center-gs@uvt.nl. Note that asking permission is not just a formality.
Content

Empirical Research in Business is a course that aims to expose students to econometric techniques frequently used in applied research. At the end of the semester, students will be able to conduct empirical work using economic data and to evaluate empirical research that others have done. The statistical software used will be STATA.

Type of instructions

lectures + computer practicum

Type of exams

  • Written final exam (60%)
  • Homework assignments (20%)
  • Term paper (20%)


Compulsory Reading
  1. Jeffrey Wooldridge, Introductory Econometrics; A Modern Approach, 4th edition.
  2. Additional reading will be available on Blackboard.
Course available for exchange students
Research Master level, conditions apply
Contact person
dr. M. Salm
Timetable information
Empirical Research in Business (CentER)
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk 60% / Written 60%EXAM_01SM 1107-12-2020
Required materials
Literature
Jeffrey Wooldridge, Introductory Econometrics; A Modern Approach, 4th edition.
Reader
Additional reading will be available on Blackboard.
Recommended materials
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Tests
Written 60%

Final grade

4 Papers 20%

Empirical Paper 20%

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