Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods

S326 Empirical Analysis of Panel Data



Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen,

Matthias Seckler M.Sc.


B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration
B.Sc. in International Economics
B.Sc. in International Business Administration

Prerequisites:   Quantitative Methods in Economics and Business Administration
Language:   English
Time and Place:  

Thu 2:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., PC-Lab

Start:   18.10.2018
Exam:   written Exam (60 Min)/PC-Lab
Credits Points:  


Course Outline

The goal of this course is to enable students to conduct empirical studies using panel data. Students will learn to use the statistical software package Stata in order to import, manipulate and analyze data. The course focuses on panel data analysis of microdata, with applications in labor economics. Students will work with the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) - the largest panel data set of German households available and one of the longest-running panel data sets in the world.

Course Information

Participants need to be able to access the PC Lab.


You have to register in order to attend this course.

The application form can be downloaded here. The deadline is 17th October 2018, 12:00 a.m.

Please send your application to matthias.secklerspam .


Course Materials

Course materials will be made available through Ilias.


Baum, C.: An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata, Stata Press

Cameron, A.C. and Trivedi, P.K.: Microeconometrics Using Stata, Stata Press

Wooldridge, J.: Introductory Econometrics, A Modern Approach, Cengage