Applied Microeconometrics I (6 cr)

Master’s students Research Master's students PhD students
Aalto University
Stefano Lombardi
Period 1
Contact teaching
Otaniemi campus

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The course covers identification based on observables, randomized control trials, difference-in-differences, instrumental variables and regression discontinuity design. The students will also use an econometric software in the analysis of data and estimations.

  • Completion method: contact teaching
  • Schedule: can be found in Sisu
  • Study materials: can be found in MyCourses
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Aalto University Students
  • Code: 31E00910

  • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD

  • Credit points: 6

Hanken Students
  • Code: 26006
    • can be also used to substitute the mandadatory course 26031 Applied Empirical methods in economics
  • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD
  • Credit points: 6
  • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu
University of Helsinki Students
  • Code: ECOM-413 (MSc) / DPE-9413 (PhD)

  • Target groups: MSc / rMSc / PhD

  • Credit points: 6

  • Credit transfer: apply for substitution in Sisu

FDPE Students Students
  • Please contact your supervisor/program director to be sure that the course credit can be counted towards your degree

  • Credit transfer: please apply for credit transfer according to your home university's procedures

The students learn the most common microeconometric methods typically used in applied research. Students also learn how to analyze critically estimation strategies and how to interpret empirical results. The course is especially suitable for students who want to use econometric methods in their master s thesis.