Advanced Econometrics

Lecture Summer Term 2017

Advanced Econometrics

 

Lecturer:
Robert Stelzer

Class  Teacher:

Imma Curato
Type:

Master Economics.

 

News:

 The First lecture will take place on Thursday 20th April at 8:30

 

 

Time and Venue:
  • Lecture: Monday, 10:15-11:45, He18 220
  • The first lecture will take place the 20th April
  • Exercise class: Thursday, 8:30-10:00, He18 220
  • The first exercise class will take place the 27th April

Final Exam:

 

 

Schedule:

written exam 31st July, 10-12 Uhr, H1,

post exam review 2nd August He22 E04, 13:30

retake written exam 18th October , 14-16 Uhr, E60

 Authorized Auxiliaries:

  • one A4 sheet (both-sides)
  • calculator  

     Authorized Auxiliaries:

 

2h lectures + 2h exercises ( 7 credits).

 

Prerequisites:

Stochastik und Wirtschaftsstatistik

 

Contents:


  1. Overview OLS & IV
        - Properties and problems

        - Asymptotics

        - robust covariance estimation

        - endogeneity, causality, IV

    2. Panel Regressions

       - Pooled vs. Fixed effects vs. Random effects

      - Robust covariance estimation

   3. Restricted dependent variables

      - Logit / Probit

     - Tobit

    - Selection effects

Literature:
 
  • Wooldridge, Jeffrey. Introductory econometrics: A modern approach . Cengage Learning, 2012.
 
  • Westhoff, Frank. "An Introduction to Econometrics: A Self-contained Approach." MIT Press Books  1 (2013).
 
  • Murray, Michael P. Econometrics: A modern introduction . Pearson Higher Education, 2005
 
  • Greene, W. Econometric Analysis, 7th edn.,Prentice Hall, 2011 
  • Davidson, Russell, and James G. MacKinnon. Econometric theory and methods. Vol. 5. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Exercise sheets:

 

Lecture notes:

 Can be downloaded on Moodle.

 

 Can be downloaded on Moodle.