SØK3001 - Econometrics I


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 5 hours C

Course content

Econometrics involves the quantification and testing of economic relationships and theories. We also discuss how data can be extracted, how reliable data is, and how available data reflects the theoretical variables. The students are also introduced to statistical methods through analyzing and interpreting data. Empirical examples will be discussed in light of inaccuracy and possible weaknesses of the applied methods.

Learning outcome

Students should have knowledge of the method of least squares and the standard procedures for fitting the least-square method when the classical assumptions do not hold. Students should also be able to interpret and explain the results from econometric analyses and be able to conduct simple econometrics analyses.

Learning methods and activities

4 hours of lectures every week and 2 hours of practical assignments every second week.
Compulsory activity: 2 approved term papers. The course can be taught in English if requested and as by the Department’s evaluation.

Compulsory assignments

  • Two approved term papers.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Required previous knowledge


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SVSØ304 15.0


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2010-12-02 09:00 Storhall del 2
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C 2011-06-07 09:00 Datasal 10349, bygg 10 , Storhall del 2
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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