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Empirical Methods in Economics I

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the statistical methods needed in order to analyze economic problems empirically.

The analytical tools and concepts taught during the course are used in several different professions, ranging from public administration to financial analysis and marketing.

This course replaces Empirical Methods in Economics I with course code EC2403.

  • Course structure

    This is a 7.5 credit course. One week of full-time studies equals 1.5 credits.

    The language of instruction is English.

    Course material will be available through the learning platform Athena during the course.


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars.


    The course is examined on the basis of written examinations.


    Michael Lundholm

    Course director:
    Anna Becker

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Course administrator intermediate level
    Academic advisor first level
    Director of studies - first and second level