Instructions for the short essay: • Choose an article among those suggested in t

Instructions for the short essay:
• Choose an article among those suggested in the file “Suggested Articles Fall20”, see below.
• Provide a summary of the paper (three to four pages). The summary should give a short background to the subject and explain the aim of the paper, the choice of the model a short description of the applied methods and the main results.
• Perform a test of some of the hypotheses of the paper (can be a simplified version of the model) using a proper data set. The amount of data is not important, so you can choose a small sample to test the hypothesis. Present and discuss the results (two to three pages).
• The files including data, program and results should be available upon request. There is no limitation regarding the statistical software.
• If you aim for all the possible five points, check internet and available data bases at the school (such as DataStream, Eikon, Bloomberg, etc), to see if you can access proper data for your selected article, before working with the summary.

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