wir894 - Econometrics of Policy Evaluation (Complete module description)

wir894 - Econometrics of Policy Evaluation (Complete module description)

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Module label Econometrics of Policy Evaluation
Modulkürzel wir894
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master Applied Economics and Data Science (Master) > Empirical Methods
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Basismodule
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Basic Modules
Zuständige Personen
  • Huse, Cristian (module responsibility)
  • Huse, Cristian (Module counselling)
Prerequisites
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.
Literaturempfehlungen
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.
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 60
Type of module Pflicht o. Wahlpflicht / compulsory or optional
Module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Teaching/Learning method Lecture
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Portfolio
Form of instruction Lecture
SWS 4
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h