Essays about: "econometrics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 437 essays containing the word econometrics.

  1. 1. The possibility of machine learning algorithms to explain long-run economic growth

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Gabriel Ehrnst Grundin; Daniel Helldén; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic Growth; Machine Learning; ; Empirical Econometrics;

    Abstract : The empirical investigation of economic growth has been one of the most researched topics in economics. Most recently, machine learning algorithms that can handle nonlinearities, discontinuities and other issues inherent with traditional linear approaches have been proposed to be able to more accurately describe the empirical determinants of economic growth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forecasting prices of Bitcoin and Google stock with ARIMA vs Facebook Prophet

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för juridik, ekonomi, statistik och politik

    Author : Niklas Borneklint; [2021]
    Keywords : Bitcoin; Google; econometrics;

    Abstract : In this thesis we have presented econometrics and forecasts of Bitcoin and Google (GOOG) prices. We have implemented two models, one traditional, “ARIMA” and a relatively new one, “Prophet model” by using Facebook Prophet (ML). Machine learning is still new in the economic field, it has been rewarding to learn its capability. READ MORE


    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Mikrodataanalys

    Author : Maxim Brüls; [2020]
    Keywords : Random Forest; Regression; Solar Power; Photovoltaic Module; Fault Detection; Renewable Energy; Econometrics; Supervised Learning;

    Abstract : Fault detection for residential photovoltaic power systems is an often-ignored problem. This thesis introduces a novel method for detecting power losses due to faults in solar panel performance. Five years of data from a residential system in Dalarna, Sweden, was applied on a random forest regression to estimate power production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon-Intensive Path Dependencies in the Electric Grid: Assessing the Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Future Renewable Energy Adoption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cole Anderson Steinberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy Transition; Coal Closures; Renewable Energy; Carbon Lock-In; Fuel-Switching; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Increasingly severe consequences of fossil fuel consumption have proliferated the exigency of an energy transition to zero and low-carbon electricity generation technology. Despite its relative reduction in market share in the United States, coal continues to play a role in future energy scenarios. This study examines the contiguous U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. The removal of trade sanctions’ impact on South African wine export : a gravity model that estimates what happened with South Africa’s wine export when apartheid ended.

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Julia Linderson; [2020]
    Keywords : apartheid; econometrics; economics; embargo; exort; gravity model; sanctions; trade; trade agreement;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how the removal of the South Africa trade embargo in 1994 affected its wine exports. The goal is to determine the significance of the sanctions and trade agreements for this export. Specifically, sanctions and certain trade agreements are examined between the years 1990 to 2010. READ MORE