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Seminar Empirical Monetary Macroeconomics (374002)

Seminar Empirical Monetary Macroeconomics (374002)

SEMINAR OVERVIEW

  • Winter Term
    General Characteristics
    TitleSeminar Empirical Monetary Macroeconomics
    Reference number374002/173350
    SemesterWinter Term 2020/2021
    When is it offeredWinter and Summer
    General topicEmpirical Monetary Macroeconomics
    Target group

    MSc WiWi PO 2018 & PO 2012

    Amount of places20
    Languageonly English
    Event placeOnline
    Practice partnerNo
    Event cycleBlock Event
    When do you have to write the paper during the lecture period
    Requirements and Support
    Goal setting Students can conduct an independent empirical analysis of a monetary policy issue
    Previous knowledge required Basic knowledge of econometrics is required, previous knowledge of the R software is an advantage
    Supporting course for an introduction to scientific work

    Online materials

     

    Formal requirementsPlease refer here
    General literature Basic literature on the individual topics will be announced in the introductory event
    Basic literature to start with per topicYes
    MethodologyEmpirical analysis
    Special Software usedR
    Recommended word processing softwareLATEX / MS Word
    Word scope of the houseworkMax. 12 pages of text
    Outline meetingsMin. 1
    Performance requirements / evaluation including weightingParticipation is required, participation in discussion [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individually) [70%]
    TesterProf. Dr. Lena Dräger
    Contact PersonDr. Giang Nghiem
    Group Work and Choice of Topics
    Work in groups For presentation with multiple subject assignments
    Students per group2-3
    Group composition procedurePreferences based
    Subjects

    1. Analysis of optimal currency areas

    2. Estimation of Taylor rules

    3. Estimation of money demand functions

    4. Estimation of PPP and Balassa-Samuelson effect

    5. Tests for the Uncovered Interest Parity

    Procedure for assigning topics Preference-based, if necessary lottery
    Pre-RegistrationWebformular (will be activated)
    Schedule
    Pre-Registration / applicationFrom 12.10.2020 on the Online-Tool
    Introductory event Wed. 21.10.2020 (14.30 pm-16 pm, Web conference Meeting)
    Introduction to R Online materials (R exercises, video Solutions)
    Topic assignment During the introductory event
    Binding registration During the introductory event
    Start of processing seminar paper With the binding registration on the date of the introductory event

    Submission of seminar paper

    Fr. 15.01.2021 until 12 pm, via E-Mail to Dr. Giang Nghiem
    Submission presentation Email two days before the presentation
    Presentation event Fr. 11.12.2020, 09 am-17 pm (Web conference Meeting)
  • Summer Term
    General Characteristics
    TitleSeminar Empirical Monetary Macroeconomics
    Reference number374002
    SemesterSummer 2021
    When is it offeredWinter and Summer
    General topicEmpirical Monetary Macroeconomics
    Target group

    MSc WiWi PO 2018

    Amount of places20
    LanguageEnglish
    Event placeinternal seminar
    Practice partnerNo
    Event cycleBlock Event
    When do you have to write the paperduring the semester
    Requirements and Support
    ObjectiveStudents are able to perform an individual empirical analysis of monetary policy problems
    Previous knowledgePrevious knowledge in econometrics is necessary, some knowledge in using the software R is benefitial
    Supportive courses regarding the academic working style Online materials
    Formal requirementsSee here
    General literatureStarting literature will be provided in the kick-off meeting
    Starting literature availableYes
    MethodsEmpirical analysis
    Used softwareR
    Recommended word processing softwareLATEX or MS Word
    Word scope of the term paperMax. 12 pages of text
    Meeting to discuss your papers structureMin. 1, max. 3
    Grade weightsParticipation is required, participation in discussion [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individually) [70%]
    ExaminerProf. Dr. Lena Dräger
    Persons in chargeProf. Dr. Lena Dräger, Dr. Giang Nghiem
    Group Work and Choice of Topics
    Group Workfor the presentations, if several students work on the same topic
    Students per group2-3
    How are groups allocatedPreferences
    Topics

    1. Analysis of optimal currency areas

    2. Estimation of Taylor rules

    3. Estimation of money demand functions

    4. Estimation of PPP and Balassa-Samuelson effect

    5. Tests for the Uncovered Interest Parity

    How are topics allocatedPreferences, possibly lottery
    Pre-RegistrationWebformular
    Schedule
    Pre-Registration 05.04.2021-11.04.2021 via Webformular
    Kick-Off Meeting 15.04.2021, 11 am till 12.30 pm
    Tutorial in R weekly from 22 April to 6 May 2021, 11 am till 12.30 pm
    Choice of topicsDuring kick-off Meeting
    Binding registrationDuring the kick-off meeting
    Starting pointDay of kick-off meeting

    Paper due

    On 21 July.
    Presentations dueTwo days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
    Presentation day On 25 June