Advanced Econometrics 4: Microeconometrics (ECON-L4400)

August 12, 2019

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Method of completion: contact teaching (streaming will be only available to the FDPE students, for more infromation please contact Jenni Rytkonen, jenni.rytkonen [at] aalto.fi)

Schedule:

 

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Content:

This course covers a number of central models and methods employed in modern microeconometric research. The emphasis is on different types of dependent variables and data structures (cross section and panel data). The connection between economic theory and empirical methods is emphasized. Specifically, the topics covered in the course include
1. Discrete choice models
2. Tobit models
3. Sample selection models
4. Survival / duration analysis
5. The bounds approach
6. Panel data estimators
7. Calculation of standard errors