Students wishing to take Stata in Finance must apply for a place in this course. The application process is described below.
The topic of this course is the practical application of the statistics program “Stata” in Finance research. The course contains three major sections: How to use Stata, an introduction to the usage of the most common databases in Finance at this university, and an application example. In the first section, we will introduce project and data management with Stata. In addition, we will teach estimation techniques and programming basics. In the second section, we will show where to get access to common datasets in Finance research. In the last section, students will have the chance to apply their knowledge to a practical example.
The course FIN 604 will be offered in July 2019. More information on dates and location follow.
|Getting to know STATA||01.07.||09:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 14:30||L7,3-5, 158|
|Database Manipulation||02.07.||10:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 15:00||
Estimation & Basic Programming Structures
|03.07.||10:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 15:00||
|Case Study||04.07.||09:00 - 13:00||
For participation in class a registration for the exam in portal 2 is necessary. In addition, the registration form in Illias (Mandatory Registration Form) needs to be completed. Registration is possible between June 3 and June 21.
The maximum number of participants is 36. In case the number of registrations exceeds the participation limit, a selection process will take place. If admission is withdrawn after registration end, this will be indicated by a remark in the exam registration in portal 2. This process will take place one day before tutorial start day the latest.
Participants must have successfully completed one core course (FIN 5XX) from the Finance Area (Albrecht, Maug, Niessen-Ruenzi, Ruenzi, Terberger, Theissen, or Weber) in order to participate. The course is limited to 36 participants due to limited space in the BWL-PC-Pool. Due to the space restrictions no extension in the number of participants is possible. If there will be more applicants then slots, students will be preferred that are planning to write an empirical seminar thesis in the Finance Area in the semester.