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wir894 - Econometrics of Policy Evaluation (Complete module description)
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Module label Econometrics of Policy Evaluation
Module code wir894
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Empirical Methods
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Basismodule
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Basic and Accentuation Modules
Responsible persons
Huse, Cristian (Module responsibility)
Huse, Cristian (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module

Be able to conceptually understand and apply key empirical methods used by any economist (and other professionals) in the evaluation of policies.
Be able to perform and critically evaluate an empirical analysis.

Module contents
Econometric methods (Causality, Randomization, Regression discontinuity, Difference-in-differences, topics in Microeconometrics); applications.
Reader's advisory
Gertler, P. et al (2016). Impact Evaluation in Practice, 2nd. Edition. Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank. Cameron, A. C., and P. Trivedi (2005). Microeconometrics: Methods and Applications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 60
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht o. Wahlpflicht / compulsory or optional
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Lecture
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Course type Lecture
Frequency SuSe or WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h