Bachelor project partim II: Topics of social and economic policy (seminar)

Course Code :1301TEWSEW
Study domain:Economic Policy
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st/2nd semester
Sequentiality:The student must have obtained a credit for the following courses:

- 'BP I: Sem. Economisch Beleid'

- 'Inl. tot de alg. economie' of 'Economie'

- 'Samenleving, feiten en problemen'

- 'Statistiek met (bedrijfs)econ. toep. 1 & 2' of 'Statistiek I'
Contact hours:25
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Credit required to obtain degree: Credit required: Yes
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:continuous assessment
Lecturer(s)Jeroen Horemans
Dries Lens

3. Course contents *

The format is a group project and paper.
Students are provided with a dataset on which they are required to perform an analysis relating to a research question of their own choice.
At regular group meetings throughout the year, students are required to report on the progress they are making. Group and individual feedback is provided.
Towards the end of the course they are required to submit and present the paper resulting from their research project. Attention is also given to the ethical aspects of doing research.