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Empirical Methods in Economics IIa

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

The course covers OLS, panel data, IV, and natural experiments, i.e. the analytical tools, concepts and intuition needed to perform more qualified empirical studies in economics.

This course replaces Empirical Methods in Economics 2 with course code EC2404.

  • 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 group work.


    The course is examined on the basis of a written examination.


    Michael Lundholm

    Course director:
    Ferenc Szucs

  • 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.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Kursadministratör nationalekonomi II/III
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