Empirical Research in Organizations and Entrepreneurship

Key Info

Basic Information

Studypath:
Master in Business Administration
Semester:
3
Course Type:
Lecture
Language:
English
Cycle:
Irregular
Scheduling:
Block seminar
Course Units:
2.0
Credits:
5.0
Course Limit:
20
Compulsory Attendance:
No

Lecturer

The following details taken from the examination regulations MSBWL/13, SMPO 6. Änderungsordnung (zum WS 2018/19) (08.02.2019) are for information purposes only and not legally binding. For legally binding information, please refer to the corresponding official examination regulations of the program Master in Business Administration.

Syllabus

The scope of this course is to engage students in independent empirical analyses of data and in replicating published empirical work based on the PSED I and II datasets.. At the end of the course students should be able to design, implement, and critically evaluate empirical research. The course comprises data collection, research design, measurement and hypothesis testing.

The course will be work intensive and involves a substantial part of independent empirical work. Previous successful completion of empirical courses is highly recommended. Please note, that a detailed course outline and reading list will be made available in L2P ahead of the first session.

Objectives

After participating in this course, students should be in a position to:
(1) Understand basis econometric theories
(2) Build and test hypotheses in entrepreneurship
(3) Replicate empirical studies using PSED I and PSED II datasets
(4) Understand the boundaries and limits of econometric analyses
(5) Learn about ethical and social behavior in scientific research
(6) Students should be able to design, implement, and critically evaluate empirical research

Prerequisites

• Solid command of English.
• Basic understanding of Economics, Incentives, Entrepreneurship
• Willingness to engage in preparatory readings of case studies and/or research papers.

Examination

Presentation (50%, graded), Paper (50%, graded)

Further Information

No information available in English at the moment.

Literature

No information available in English at the moment.