Structural Econometrics in Labour and IO

Instructor: 
Guest Instructor: 
Luke Haywood
Hannes Ullrich
Time I: 
Thursday,
02:30pm to 05:30pm
Venue I: 
DIW, Mohrenstraße 58, Room 2.2.008 (Friedensburg)
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.

More information can be found in the course syllabus.

Credits: 
9.00
Semester: 
Spring 2019
Affiliation: 
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung