Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods

S316 Policy Analysis and Evaluation

Lecturer:

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Boockmann

Profiles:

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

Applied Econometrics recommended

Language:English
Time and Place:

Wed 08:15 - 09:45, R.332, Mohlstr. 36 (lecture)
Mon 16:15 - 17:45, PC Labor 008 (Tutorial)

Start:First week of winter term
Exam:Written Exam (60 Min)
Credits Points:

6 ECTS

Topics

Introduction

Randomised experiments

Regression and matching

Instrumental variables

Natural experiments

Cost-benefit analysis

Course information

Part of the course will be organized as practical sessions in the PC Lab.

Participants need to be able to access the PC Lab.

Please note: The computer lab sessions for this course will start in November.

The first lecture will take place on 14 October at 08:15.

Readings

The course will be based on Angrist, J.D., and Pischke, J.-S. (2015): Mastering ‘Metrics, Princeton University Press. A list of further references will be provided.