Syllabus/achievement requirements

Books and compendiums can be bought in Akademika bookstore at Blindern campus. You will need a valid semester card to buy compendiums.


Kennedy, Peter. (2008). A guide to econometrics. 6th edition. Wiley-Blackwell

Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson. (2012). Introduction to Econometrics. Pearson International Edition. Pearson.

Online articles

Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, James A. Robinson and Pierre Yared. (2008). “Income and Democracy.” American Economic Review 98(3): 808–842.

Beck, Nathaniel and Jonathan N. Katz. (1995). “What to Do (and Not to Do) with Time-Series Cross-Section Data." American Political Science Review 89(3): 634–647.

Beck, Nathaniel and Jonathan N. Katz. (2001). “Throwing out the Baby with the Bath Water: A Comment on Green, Kim, and Yoon.” International Organization 2(2):487–495.

Buhaug, Halvard. (2006). “Relative Capability and Rebel Objective in Civil War”. Journal of Peace Research 43 (6): 691–708.

Braumoeller, B. F. (2004). “Hypothesis Testing and Multiplicative Interaction Terms”. International Organization 58 (3): 807–820.

Green, Donald P., Soo Yeon Kim and David H. Yoon (2001) “Dirty Pool”. International Organization 55 (2): 441-468.

Friedrich, Robert J. (1982). “In Defense of Multiplicative Terms in Multiple Regression Equations”. American Journal of Political Science 26 (4): 797–833.

Kalyvas, Stathis. (2008). “Ethnic Defection in Civil War”. Comparative Political Studies 41 (8): 1043–1068.

Kalyvas, Stathis and Matthew Adam Kocher (2009). “The Dynamics of Violence in Vietnam: An Analysis of the Hamlet Evaluation System”. Journal of Peace Research 46 (3): 335–355.

Lacina, Bethany. (2006). “Explaining the Severity of Civil Wars”. Journal of Conflict Resolution 50 (2): 276–289.

Salehyan, Idean, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, and David E. Cunningham (2011). “Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups”. International Organization 65: 709–744.


  • Hegre, Håvard. 2011. Logistic regression: binomial, multinomial, and ordinal; Sections 3 and 4. 21 pages. To be distributed during the lectures.
  • Selected lecture notes may also be considered part of the curriculum. Further information will be provided at the upstart of the course

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