6015 Applied Econometrics
Lukas Vashold, MSc (WU), Ulrich Wohak, M.Sc.M.A.
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/16/23 to 02/22/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Monday 03/13/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 03/20/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 03/27/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 04/17/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 04/24/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 05/08/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 05/15/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 05/22/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 06/05/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 06/12/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 06/19/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14
Monday 06/26/23 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.14


The econometrics teaching program is offered in a cycle over 3 terms. In Econometrics I, the foundations of the subject are dealt with: causality, correlation, assumptions of the linear regression model, OLS estimation, asymptotic tests, misspecification, outliers, heteroskedasticity and an introduction to E-views. In Econometrics II, advanced subjects are covered: Time series analysis, endogeneity, instrumental variable estimation, panel data and limited dependent variable models. In Applied Econometrics, a deeper analysis of selected topics is offered and students are required to write an empirical, applied-econometric essay.

Learning outcomes

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of economic data using econometric methods. After taking the course, students should be able to understand empirical studies published in scientific journals and carry out econometric work by themselves. The course complements and expands the subjects dealt with in Econometrics I and II and involves writing an empirical, applied-econometric essay.

Attendance requirements

Attendance is compulsory. A maximum of 2 lessons may be missed. This also applies if the course switches to a different mode, e.g. online or hybrid mode.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Lectures, Essay, Presentation


i) Exam: 40%

ii) and iii) Presentation and essay : 30% +30%

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists



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Recommended previous knowledge and skills

We take for granted that students have visited Econometrics I and II and that the content of these courses have been understood (Wooldridge, 2009, chapters 1-10, appendices A-E).

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Supplementary Literature

Baltagi, B. (2008). Econometrics, New York: Springer.

Greene, W. (2003). Econometric analysis, 5th ed., U.S.River, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Gujarati, D.N., Porter, D.C. (2009). Basic Econometrics, New York: McGraw Hill.

Hackl, P. (2005). Einführung in die Ökonometrie. München: Pearson Studium.

Last edited: 2022-11-21