This course explains basic theory in economics from a perspective of empirical study using various economic and firms' data. Through the data processing and empirical applications, students can develop capability to apply econometrics method to data and properly understand the results based on economic theory.
This course aims to achieve:
(1) Understand basic economic theory
(2) Learn how to apply quantitative methods to economic and firms' data
(3) Understand how to comprehend results obtained from empirical study
Economic data, Firms' data, quantitative analysis, econometrics
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students learn basic economics theory and how to apply it to data on economy and firms. They discuss proper implications drawn from the results.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Introduction, Basic econometrics||Introduction to basic econometrics|
|Class 2||Basic econometrics||Understand basic econometrics|
|Class 3||Group work||Discuss econometric analysis in each group|
|Class 4||Empirical study example||Understand empirical study example|
|Class 5||Panel data estimation||Understand panel data estimation|
|Class 6||Group presentation and discussion||Presentation and discussion|
|Class 7||Group presentation and discussion||Presentation and discussion|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Specified in the class.
Assessment is based on class participation and final report.