Course syllabus


TEK190, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board B
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Elective for: I4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to introduce basic econometric theory and to provide the students with the ability to apply basic econometric methods.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

be able to independently:

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

be able to pursue further studies in the subject area and be able to seek and evaluate information with a high degree of independence. The student shall also develop the ability to independently write an empirically oriented paper.


The course treats problems in establishing and quantifying relations among economic variables as well as basic econometric method. The main focus is on the statistical regression analysis but the course also discusses more advanced methods in e.g. time series analysis. An important part of the course is the computer exercises where the methods are applied to problems of microeconomics, macroeconomics and financial economics. The computer exercises are carried out on a personal computer using an econometric software package.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: There is a written exam at the end of the course and computer exercises during the course. Credits from the computer exercises only count during the same term as the exercises were carried out. There may be other methods of examination.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: NEKB23, NEKB26, NEKG31

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Peter Jochumzen,
Course homepage:
Further information: Corresponds to NEKG31.