RS I: Econometrics Workshop

lecon2603  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

RS I: Econometrics Workshop
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Language
English
Prerequisites
 Solid knowledge of econometrics at the theoretical and practical level. The course Advanced Econometrics I of the Research Master corresponds to the prerequisite.
Main themes
The themes are taken in time series econometrics, financial econometrics and microeconometrics.
There is a mix of theoretical and applied econometrics.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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The seminar aims at acquainting students with the current topics at the frontier of research in econometrics.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
Topics in econometric theory, time series econometrics, financial econometrics and microeconometrics.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Research seminar style. The seminars are presented by invited speakers (local and from abroad) who are selected for their expertise. Additional material is made available to the students prior to the seminar for their better understanding (discussion papers, short notes introducing the topic,').
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

At the end of the semester, students select three seminars among the list of presented seminars. They write an extended summary of the three seminars, including a personal and critical view about the content. An oral exam is also organized where one of the three seminars (selected by the teachers) is presented in twenty minutes.
Bibliography
Pas de liste spécifique, puisque la liste des séminaires change chaque année.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Economics: Econometrics

Master [120] in Economics: General