Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata

Seminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata (374032)


  • Summer Term
    General Characteristics
    TitleSeminar Monetary Economics Using Microdata
    Reference number374032
    SemesterSummer Term 2020
    When is it offeredSummer
    General topicEmpirical Monetary Economics
    Target group

    MSc WiWi PO 2018 & PO 2012

    Amount of places20
    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 using micro-econometrics to study monetary economics questions
    Previous knowledgePrevious knowledge in econometrics is necessary, some knowledge in using the software R is benefitial
    Supportive courses regarding the academic working style

    24th of April, 2020, from 09:15 to 10:45 am in room 342 (1501)

    Participation is mandatory!

    Formal requirementsSee here
    General literatureStarting literature will be provided in the kick-off meeting
    Starting literature availableYes
    MethodsEmpirical analysis
    Used softwareR and/or Stata
    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 DrägerGiang 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

    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 allocatedPreferences, possibly lottery
    Pre-RegistrationOnline Tool
    Pre-Registration14th of April 2020, via Online-Tool
    Kick-Off Meeting23rd of April, 2020, from 09:15 to 10:45 am in room 332 (1501) 
    Participation is mandatory!
    Tutorial in R and Stataweekly from 30th of April to 14th of May, 2020, from 09:15 to 10:45 am in room 233 (1501)
    Choice of topicsDuring the kick-off meeting
    Binding registrationDuring the kick-off meeting
    Starting pointDay of kick-off meeting

    Paper due

    July, 17th, 2020, until 12 noon in room I-413
    Presentations dueTwo days prior to presentation day via E-Mail
    Presentation dayJuly, 03rd, 2020, from 09am to 5pm in room 112 (1501)