Syllabus

Titel
6047 Microeconometrics (Applied Track)
LV-Leiter/innen
Assist.Prof. Mag.Mag. Florian Szücs, Ph.D.
Kontakt
  • LV-Typ
    PI
  • Semesterstunden
    2
  • Unterrichtssprache
    Englisch
Anmeldung
07.02.2019 bis 17.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Termine
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Donnerstag 07.03.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 14.03.2019 14:00 - 16:00 D3.0.225
Donnerstag 21.03.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 28.03.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 04.04.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 11.04.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 02.05.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 09.05.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 23.05.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 06.06.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 13.06.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09
Donnerstag 27.06.2019 14:00 - 16:00 TC.3.09

Inhalte der LV

-) Causality & Correlation, Treatment Effects & Selection

-) Difference-in-Difference Estimation

-) Matching and Selection on Observables

-) Synthetic Control Groups

-) Placebo, Sensitivity & Robustness

-) Regression Discontinuity Design

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After taking this class, students will be familiar with the most important microeconometric evaluation techniques employed in the academic literature, with a particular focus on recent developments. Students will be able to understand current research papers employing these methods and critically assess their merits in different scenarios of evaluation.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Classroom presence is mandatory. Up to three absences will be tolerated.

Lehr-/Lerndesign

The class is structured in lecture units and presentation units. In the lecture units, the lecturer will present the different microeconometric evaluation techniques, that are the content of the course. In the presentation units, the students will (in small groups) present recent academic papers, that employ these methods and critically discuss their findings.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Classroom Presentation: 35%

Referee Report: 25%

Exam 1: 20%

Exam 2: 20%

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 09.01.2019



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