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Applied Econometrics

The course will cover multivariate regression, nonlinear regression, panel data, instrumental variables, regression discontinuity designs, and differences between experimental and quasi-experimental methods. The course will also cover ways to deal with econometric problems which often arise in applied work, such as missing values, multiple outcomes, non-random samples and outliers. The course will also discuss different philosophies and approaches to causal inference, including the potential outcomes framework, reduced form estimation and structural estimation. The course will cover basic to advanced statistical programming.

Information from the course leader

Welcome to the course Applied Econometrics, 7.5 hp!

This course is a collaboration with Uppsala University where all teaching and examination will be held.

For more information about the course regarding schedule, literature, amongst other things, click here: Applied Econometrics - Uppsala University (

Information to our new international students

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Self-registration for the course is done in Ladok between 2024-01-25–2024-02-08. Remember that you must be admitted and registered in Ladok to be able take the course. Having access to Canvas does not mean you are registered in the course and without registration, you are risking losing your place in the course. If you have been admitted to the course with conditions, you need to send your credit list to the course leader who will review it and decide if you can register. Do this as soon as possible as reviewing credits may take a few days due to the course start.

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Course evaluation

The course evaluation is not yet activated

The course evaluation is open between 2024-03-12 and 2024-04-02

Additional course evaluations for NA0172

Academic year 2022/2023

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30135)

2023-02-16 - 2023-03-21

Academic year 2021/2022

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30213)

2022-02-18 - 2022-03-23

Academic year 2020/2021

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30196)

2021-02-18 - 2021-03-23

Academic year 2019/2020

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30174)

2020-02-20 - 2020-03-24

Academic year 2018/2019

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30203)

2019-02-21 - 2019-03-25

Academic year 2017/2018

Applied Econometrics (NA0172-30058)

2018-02-12 - 2018-03-25

Syllabus and other information

Litterature list

* Compulsory

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: No The course is offered as a programme course: Environmental Economics and Management - Master's Programme Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) - Master's Programme Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's Programme Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 13090 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Economics
Course code: NA0172 Application code: SLU-30333 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Economics Pace: 100%