COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Selected Topics in Econometrics ECMS   302 6 3 3 7

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Kenan LOPCU
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiHALİL İBRAHİM KESKİN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The purpose of this course is to develop the research ability of students through intensive discussion of set readings
Content
Special topics may be offered from time to time which reflect the interests of faculty members. So the topics may vary but typically covers recent developments in econometrics research.

Learning Outcomes
1) Develop the research ability of the special topics covered.
2) Be able to estimate and make the statistical inferences of the advanced methods learned.
3) Be able to apply the methods learned to analyze relevant economic problems.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Explains Econometric concepts
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Acquires basic Mathematics, Statistics and Operation Research concepts
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3
Equipped with the foundations of Economics, and develops Economic models
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Describes the necessary concepts of Business
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Models problems with Mathematics, Statistics, and Econometrics
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Estimates the model consistently and analyzes & interprets its results
X
7
Acquires the ability to analyze, benchmark, evaluate and interpret at conceptual levels to develop solutions to problems
X
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Collects, edits, and analyzes data
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9
Uses a package program of Econometrics, Statistics, and Operation Research
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10
Effectively works, take responsibility, and the leadership individually or as a member of a team
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11
Awareness towards life-long learning and follow-up of the new information and knowledge in the field of study
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12
Develops the ability of using different resources in the form of academic rules, synthesis the information gathered, and effective presentation in an area which has not been studied
X
13
Uses Turkish and at least one other foreign language, academically and in the business context
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14
Good understanding, interpretation, efficient written and oral expression of the people involved
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15
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development
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Questions traditional approaches and their implementation while developing alternative study programs when required
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Recognizes and implements social, scientific, and professional ethic values
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Follows actuality, and interprets the data about economic and social events
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Bayesian econometrics Readings and problem set Lecture
2 Bayesian econometrics Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
3 Simulation techniques Readings and problem set Lecture
4 Simulation techniques Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
5 Latent variable models Readings and problem set Lecture
6 Latent variable models Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
7 Non-Gaussian time series models Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
8 Midterm
9 Non-Gaussian time series models Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
10 Distribution theory Readings and problem set Lecture
11 Distribution theory Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
12 Non-parametric inference Readings and problem set Lecture
13 Non-parametric inference Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
14 Panel data models Readings and problem set Lecture
15 Panel data models Readings and problem set Lecture
Problem Solving
16-17 Final Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources