Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods

S326 Empirical Analysis of Panel Data



Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen,

Miriam Sturm 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

Course will be offered entirely online

Start:   Kick-off meeting: April 21st, 9AM via Zoom
Exam:   Will take place remotely; date tba
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

The course will be offered online through lecture videos on ILIAS complemented by Zoom sessions at regular intervals on Wednesdays, 8:30AM to 9:30AM. Course participants will work with Stata using the licenses provided by the ZDV.


You have to register in order to attend this course. Please note that the size of the class is limited.

The application form can be downloaded here.

Please send your application to miriam.sturmspam .


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