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Quantitative Methods

The aim of the course is to provide students a deeper understanding of how statistical and econometrical methods can be used in economic history and international relations.

The course presupposes some basic training in statistical methods that is provided at the Department of Economic History at the basic level. The course deals with probability theory, ordinary least square, non-parametric tests, the F-statistic, simple and multiple regression, correlation, confidence intervals, dummy variables, lagged variables, heteroscedastic, multicollinearity, non-linear regression, time series analysis, and autocorrelation.   

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Lectures and seminars. Attendance at seminars are mandatory. All courses on the Master's level are all held in English.


    Continuous written and oral examination.

  • 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.
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