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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that asking permission is not just a formality.
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 instructionslectures + computer practicum
Type of exams
- Written final exam (60%)
- Homework assignments (20%)
- Term paper (20%)
- Jeffrey Wooldridge, Introductory Econometrics; A Modern Approach, 4th edition.
- Additional reading will be available on Blackboard.