RS I: Econometrics Workshop

lecon2603  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

RS I: Econometrics Workshop
5.00 credits
30.0 h
 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.
Learning outcomes

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

1 The seminar aims at acquainting students with the current topics at the frontier of research in econometrics.
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.
Teaching methods
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.
Evaluation methods
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.
A syllabus will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Economics: Econometrics

Master [120] in Economics: General