Introduction to econometrics, (3.0) ECTS

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

42 DTU Management Engineering

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The course aims at providing a basic understanding of econometric analysis using a hands-on approach.


The course runs from 9.00-17.00 from 18.09.2018 to 21.09.2018 (both days included).


Scope and form
Combination of lectures and exercises


Learning objectives

A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:

  • Apply a range of statistical tools using the STATA software package
  • Understand the basic methods of data analysis, including preparation of data, calculating new variables and adapting the data for statistical analysis
  • Evaluate and apply the appropriate statistical analysis for a given data set and research question
  • Understand the implications of applying regression models to small datasets (<50)
  • Evaluate and apply the appropriate method for smaller datasets
  • Understand and construct descriptive statistics to comply with standard journal requirements
  • Understand and evaluate the outcome of a statistical analysis to comply with standard journal requirements
  • Identify and solve potential endogeneity issues in data


Lars Alkærsig, Lyngby Campus, Building 372, Ph. (+45) 4525 4534,

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