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Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata

Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata (374032)

Seminar Overview

  • Winter Term
    General Characteristics
    Title Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata
    Reference number 374032
    Semester Winter Term 2023/2024
    When is it offered Summer and Winter
    General topic Empirical Monetary Economics
    Target group

    MSc WiWi PO 2018

    Amount of places 20
    Language English
    Event place internal seminar
    Practice partner No
    Event cycle Block Event
    When do you have to write the paper during the semester
    Requirements and Support
    Objective Students are able to perform an individual empirical analysis using micro-econometrics to study monetary economics questions
    Previous knowledge Previous knowledge in econometrics is necessary, some knowledge in using the software R is benefitial
    Supportive courses regarding the academic working style Online materials
    Formal requirements See here
    General literature Starting literature will be provided in the kick-off meeting
    Starting literature available Yes
    Methods Empirical analysis
    Used software R and/or Stata
    Recommended word processing software LATEX or MS Word
    Word scope of the term paper Max. 12 pages of text
    Meeting to discuss your papers structure Min. 1, max. 3
    Grade weights Participation is required, participation in discussion [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individually) [70%]
    Examiner Prof. Dr. Lena Dräger
    Persons in charge Prof. Dr. Lena Dräger, Dr. Giang Nghiem
    Group Work and Choice of Topics
    Group Work for the presentations, if several students work on the same topic
    Students per group 2-3
    How are groups allocated Preferences
    Topics

    1. The Formation of Inflation Expectations

    2. The Response of Consumption to Macroeconomic Expectations

    3. Estimation of Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution

    4. Tests for the Phillips Curve

    5. Tests for Taylor Monetary Policy Rule

    How are topics allocated Preferences, possibly lottery
    Pre-Registration Webformular (will be activated)
    Schedule
    Pre-Registration 02.10.-06.10.2023 via Webformular
    Kick-Off Meeting

    Wednesday 18.10.2023, 14:30-16:00, room 332 (1501)

    Introduction to R

    Two sessions on Thursday, 19.10.2023, 12:45- 14:15 and 14:30-16:00 pm, room 005 (1507)

    Choice of topics During the kick-off meeting
    Binding registration During the kick-off meeting
    Starting point Day of kick-off meeting

    Paper due

    10.01.2024 per Mail to Dr. Giang Nghiem
    Presentations due Two days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
    Presentation day Thursday, 07.12.2023, 08:00-15:00, room 112 (1501)
  • Summer Term
    General Characteristics
    Title Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata
    Reference number 374032
    Semester Summer Term 2024
    When is it offered Summer
    General topic Empirical Monetary Economics
    Target group

    MSc WiWi PO 2018

    Amount of places 20
    Language English
    Event place internal seminar
    Practice partner No
    Event cycle Block Event
    When do you have to write the paper during the semester
    Requirements and Support
    Objective Students are able to perform an individual empirical analysis using micro-econometrics to study monetary economics questions
    Previous knowledge Previous knowledge in econometrics is necessary, some knowledge in using the software R is benefitial
    Supportive courses regarding the academic working style Online materials
    Formal requirements See here
    General literature Starting literature will be provided in the kick-off meeting
    Starting literature available Yes
    Methods Empirical analysis
    Used software R and/or Stata
    Recommended word processing software LATEX or MS Word
    Word scope of the term paper Max. 12 pages of text
    Meeting to discuss your papers structure Min. 1, max. 3
    Grade weights Participation is required, participation in discussion [5%], presentation [25%], seminar paper (individually) [70%]
    Examiner Prof. Dr. Lena Dräger
    Persons in charge Prof. Dr. Lena Dräger and M. Sc. Ami Dalloul
    Group Work and Choice of Topics
    Group Work for the presentations, if several students work on the same topic
    Students per group max. 2
    How are groups allocated Preferences
    Topics
    1. The Formation of Inflation Expectations
    2. The Response of Consumption to Macroeconomic Expectations
    3. Estimation of the Elasticity of Intertemporal Substitution
    4. Testing for a Phillips Curve in Macroeconomic Expectations
    5. Are Macroeconomic Expectations in Line with a Monetary Policy Rule?
    How are topics allocated Preferences, possibly lottery
    Pre-Registration Webformular (will be activated)
    Schedule
    Pre-Registration One week before the start of term via Webformular
    Kick-Off Meeting On 03.04.2024; 12:45-14:15; Room 332 (Building 1501)
    Tutorial in R and Stata On 03.04.2024; 15:15-17:45pm; and on 04.04.2024; 12:45-14:15; Room 233 (Building 1501)
    Choice of topics During the kick-off meeting
    Binding registration During the kick-off meeting
    Starting point Day of kick-off meeting

    Paper due

    On Friday, 12.07.2024 until 12 h by email
    Presentations due Two days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
    Presentation day On Friday, 14 June 2024 from 9 am to 3 pm as a block event