Research Seminar I: Econometrics Workshop

lecon2603  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Research Seminar I: Econometrics Workshop
5.00 crédits
30.0 h
Q2
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Préalables
 Une connaissance solide, théorique et pratique, de l'économétrie. Le cours Advanced Econometrics I du Research Master correspond au niveau pré-requis.
Thèmes abordés
Identification problems that often arise in empirical social research, with emphasis on survey analysis, randomized experiments, political science, program evaluation and epidemiology.
Acquis
d'apprentissage

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :

1 Le but du séminaire est de familiariser les étudiants avec les sujets à la pointe de la recherche en économétrie.
 
Contenu
Identification problems due to different missing data patterns; identification problems due to contaminated or measured with error data; identification problems in political sciences, particularly presidential election; identification problems due to extrapolation of randomized control trials; identification problems due to evaluation of public policies.
Méthodes d'enseignement
Each lecture will focus on a specific empirical research problem: the anatomy of the identification problem will be made explicit and its solution using partial identification tools will be discussed.
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants
The evaluation will consist of analyzing a real database using one of the proposals discussed in the seminar; students are expected to generate a draft paper; the main conclusions will be discussed with each student in person during the June exam session.
Bibliographie
A syllabus will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Faculté ou entité
en charge


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Sigle
Crédits
Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
Master [120] en sciences économiques, orientation économétrie

Master [120] en sciences économiques, orientation générale