Core courses

For all BSE PhD tracks, students can choose between the courses "Econometrics II (Advanced Applied Econometrics)" and "Econometrics II (Advanced Econometrics)" for the mandatory Core Course "Econometrics II" in the spring semester.

Description/ course objectives:

  • Discuss central methods and current advances in applied econometrics.
  • Provide insights into empirical strategies (especially, identification) in important papers in the Labour, Public & IO literatures.
  • Discuss in-depth a variety of econometric frameworks and their core assumptions for causal and counterfactual analysis. Give students an understanding of why and when adding structure informed by economic theory can be important.
  • Establish basic estimation techniques & numerical methods such as simulation and numerical integration.


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Time & venue:
Fridays, 9:00-12:00 (starting on 21.04.2023); DIW Berlin, Mohrenstr. 58, room 2.3.020 (Popper Room)

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More information can be found in the course syllabus.

Guest Lecturer(s)

Maximilian Blesch

Jonas Jessen

Renke Schmacker

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