Practice Session for Applied Econometrics for Public Policy


Chun-Hung KUO

Credits / Language / Semester

1Credits / English / Winter


This course focuses on practicing the econometric methods covered in Applied Econometrics for Public Policy. Both analytical and empirical exercises will be conducted in this course. In conducting empirical exercises, students need to use some statistical software such as STATA or Eviews.


Regression Analysis, Hypothesis, Empirical Exercises, STATA, Eviews,


Following the schedule of Applied Econometrics for Public Policy.

Teaching Methods

For the analytical exercises:
students first practice and discuss them in the class. The lecturer will explain the correct procedure of solving them.

For the empirical exercises:
The lecturer will first demonstrate how to use the learned methods in the computer, and then students practice similar exercises by themselves.


The grade of a student is determined by her/his average score of several class quizzes.

Required Textbooks

Hill, Griffiths, and Lim, Principles of Econometrics, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2011 (International Students Version) (ISBN-13: 978-0470873724)

Reference Books

Wooldridge, Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach, 4th Edition, South Western College Publishing, 2009 (ISBN-13: 978-1111531041)

Angrist and Pischke, Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion, Princeton University Press, 2008 (ISBN-13: 978-0691120355)

Kennedy, A Guide to Econometrics, 6th Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008 (ISBN-13: 978-1405182577)

Notes on Taking the Course

Students don't have to have any knowledge of Econometric/Statistic software. The lecturer will demonstrate the usage of STATA step by step.

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