Structural Econometrics in Labour and IO

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Hannes Ulrich
Time I: 
Tuesday,
02:30pm to 05:30pm
Venue I: 
DIW, Room 3.3.002A (Schmoller)
Description: 

Course objectives
- Discuss advantages and limitations of structural econometric models. Give students an understanding of why and when adding structure is important.
- Provide insights into strategy (especially, identification) in important papers in structural Labour, Public & IO literature. Give a feel of how one may go about establishing a structural model.
- Establish basic estimation techniques & numerical methods such as Simulation, Numerical integration and Discretisation.
- Develop matrix programming skills using Matlab. Loops vs. vectorisation; readability vs. speed; sustainable coding for several projects.

For further details, please see the attached syllabus.

Credits: 
6.00
Program: 
Semester: 
Spring 2018
Affiliation: 
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
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End date of the whole course: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 5:30pm