230338 :Econometrics 2 (CentER)

General info

Instruction language English
Type of Instruction Lectures and tutorials (Lecture schedule)
Type of exams Written final exam (80%) and regular graded homework assignments (20%). (Examination schedule)
Course load:6 ECTS credits
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dr. M. Salm (Coordinator)

Dr T.J. Klein

S. Upadhyay


This course provides a rigorous training in microeconometrics at the graduate level.


  1. Binary and ordinal choice
  2. Multinominal choice
  3. Censoring and truncation
  4. Duration analysis
  5. Treatment effects and sample selection
Semi- and nonparametric methods are discussed in turn


Matlab and Stata software are used

Before enrolling all non-CentER students should ask permission to the Director of Graduate Studies in Economics. Please send your request for permission to CentER Graduate School at center-gs@uvt.nl.

Compulsory Reading

  1. Cameron and Trivedi, Microeconometrics - Methods and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  2. Selected papers (to be posted on blackboard).
  3. Klein, Lecture notes in Econometrics, 2014.

Required Prerequisites

Quantitative Methods (CentER) and Econometrics 1 (CentER)

Compulsory for

  • Research Master in Business: Accounting ( 2017 )
  • Research Master in Business: Finance ( 2015, 2016, 2017 )
  • Research Master in Economics ( 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 )

Recommended option for

  • Research Master in Business: Finance ( 2014 )