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Магистерская программа «Экономика: исследовательская программа»

Research Seminar

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
9
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 1-4 модуль

Преподаватели

Программа дисциплины

Аннотация

The course targets 1st year MA students (research track) who already know the key principles of economic thinking, are familiar with the core disciplines (Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Econometrics) and have the skills to solve theoretical models and process data. The course is in a form of weekly seminars (160 minutes each). The main activities include: (1) lectures, (2) discussions, (3) students’ presentations and (4) written assignments. The discipline is instructed in English.
Цель освоения дисциплины

Цель освоения дисциплины

  • Learn how research papers are written
  • Train to read manuscripts critically and efficiently, summarize and review them
  • Study how to understand a new field, in the absence of a textbook
  • Know how to judge the value of different contributions and identify promising research directions
Результаты освоения дисциплины

Результаты освоения дисциплины

  • Learn how to evaluate and critically assess research papers
  • Understand what shapes good and publishable projects
  • Make progress with ongoing research projects
Содержание учебной дисциплины

Содержание учебной дисциплины

  • How to Formulate a Research Question
  • Economic Journals
  • Where to Get Economic Data
  • How to Structure a Research Paper
  • How to Write a Referee Report
  • How to Write a Research Proposal
  • Presenting a Pre-Selected Paper and Preparing a Referee Report on It
  • Preparing a Research Proposal
  • Discussion
Элементы контроля

Элементы контроля

  • Presenting a pre-selected paper (неблокирующий)
  • Preparing a referee report on a pre-selected paper (неблокирующий)
  • In-class activity and attendance (неблокирующий)
  • Preparing a research proposal (неблокирующий)
  • Preparing a discussion (неблокирующий)
  • A term paper presentation (неблокирующий)
  • Preparing an essay (неблокирующий)
Промежуточная аттестация

Промежуточная аттестация

  • Промежуточная аттестация (2 модуль)
    0.2 * In-class activity and attendance + 0.4 * Preparing a referee report on a pre-selected paper + 0.4 * Presenting a pre-selected paper
  • Промежуточная аттестация (4 модуль)
    The Module 3 grade includes: G(3) = 0.15*G(presenting a pre-selected paper) + 0.15*G(writing a referee report on a pre-selected paper) + 0.3*G(preparing a research proposal) + 0.2*G(discussion) + 0.1*G(attendance) + 0.1*G(in-class activity): The Module 4 grade includes: G(4) = 0.2*G(attendance) + 0.4*G(in-class activity) + 0.2*G(a term paper presentation) + 0.2*G(preparing an essay); The final grade for Modules 3–4 is the average of G(3) and G(4); All assignments are graded on the 10-point scale; The results are rounded in accordance with standard arithmetic rules.
Список литературы

Список литературы

Рекомендуемая основная литература

  • A guide for the young economist : writing and speaking effectively about economics, Thomson W., 2001
  • Academic writing for graduate students : essential tasks and skills, Swales J. M., Feak C. B., 2012
  • Economical writing, McCloskey D. N., 2000

Рекомендуемая дополнительная литература

  • Mostly harmless econometrics : an empiricist's companion, Angrist J. D., Pischke J.- S., 2009