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GRAD > MBA AF > 636

Quantitative Analysis of Business Data

The objective of the course is to familiarize students with the analytical foundations of quantitative analysis of business data and data management techniques using statistical/data analysis software. Particular emphasis will be placed on hands-on experience with data analysis and the economic interpretation of empirical findings. The course will focus on learning a number of quantitative techniques employed in finance, economics and management. These techniques include linear regression analysis, panel data models, instrumental variables, time series analysis and limited dependent variable models. The course will use data and applications that are drawn from the finance and economics literature as well as consulting practice. This course will also provide students with analytical tools for the development of a Masters thesis.

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