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2015 Course Plan for Research Method

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Research methodology

China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research

Central University of Financeand Economics

Instructor: Haizheng Li, Barbara Fraumeni, Carsten Holz, and 2014 students

Class Time: by arrangement

Class Room: 608 Academic Hall

Prerequisites:

A general understanding on the 2015 report is required.

A basic econometrics course is helpful but not required.

Course Description:

This module provides an introduction to the literature on measuring human capital, with emphases on several measurement methods, including the J-F lifetime approach, Kendrick’s cost based approach, and attribute-based approach. The application of these approaches in measuring human capital stock inChinawill be demonstrated, replicated and discussed.

This module also provides an introduction to the literature on measuring physical capital using OECD methods.

Course Grades:

The grade of this course will be determined by performance both in learning the related materials and in working on the project.

The grades for this course will also be counted as 20% of the grades for the other course, Topics on Human Capital.

The grade will be decided based on the following weights:

--Learning course materials: 40% (To be decided by 2014 students and PMC)

--Performance in the project: 45% (To be decided by Prof. Haizheng Li, PMC, and project manager)

--Physical capital part: 15% (To be decided by Prof. Carsten Holz)

Course grading in learning stage determined by 2014 students and PMC:

1. The full mark for each presentation is 100.

2. Each presentation will be graded independently by two 2nd-year students.

3. The score for each presentation or assignment should be in A 90-100 ; B 80-89 ; C 70-79 ; D 60-69 ; F below 60. In each presentation, only 20-40% students can get a score in A range; 30-40% in B range; 20-30% in C range; 10-20% in D or F range.

4. Monitor and report the attendance, 0 point for absence and 30-80 points for late arrival.

5. The final mark of this module equals to the average of the marks a 1st-year student gets for his/her presentations and the attendance.

Presentation:

Presentation plays a predominant role in this course, and is the main basis for the grade of this part. Each presentation is about 15-45 minutes long. Each covers both the time spent on presentation and discussion. Slides are required.

Course outline:

Time

Topics for this class

Instructors

location

2015/10/19 MON 19:00

Overview of human capital measurement

莫苗苗

卞志颖

608 Academic Hall

王冰

2015/10/19 MON 20:00

Data Collection

董嘉鹏

李旺

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/2 MON 19:00

Presentation on data collection

董嘉鹏

李旺

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/4 WED 19:00

Rate Calculation 1

张敬宜

沈姝利

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/11 WED 19:00

Presentation on Rate calculation 1

张敬宜

沈姝利

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/12 THU 19:00

Documentation and Database

曾妮

卞志颖

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/12 THU 20:00

Stata introduction

李旺

王冰

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/16 MON 19:00

Data processing--1

沈姝利

王冰

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/23 MON 19:00

Presentation on Data Processing 1 Practice

沈姝利

王冰

608 Academic Hall

2015/11/25 WED 19:00

Imputation: Basics

王翔

董嘉鹏

608 Academic Hall

王冰

2015/12/7 MON 19:00

Presentation on Imputation Program Practice

王翔

董嘉鹏

608 Academic Hall

王冰

2015/12/10 THU 19:00

Data processing--2

王冰

沈姝利

608 Academic Hall

2015/12/21 MON 19:00

Presentation on Data Processing & Imputation

王冰

王翔

608 Academic Hall

沈姝利

董嘉鹏

2015/12/23 WED 19:00

Mincer Parameter Estimation

卞志颖

莫苗苗

608 Academic Hall

2016/1/4 MON 19:00

Presentation on Mincer Practice -1

卞志颖

莫苗苗

608 Academic Hall

2016/1/18 MON 19:00

Presentation on Mincer Practice -2

卞志颖

莫苗苗

608 Academic Hall

Winter vacation

2016/3/2 WED 19:00

Rate Calculation 2

张敬宜

沈姝利

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/7 MON 19:00

J-F approach and Stock calculation

莫苗苗

曾妮

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/7 MON 20:00

Living Cost Index Computation

莫苗苗

曾妮

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/14 MON 19:00

Physical Capital Estimation

卞志颖

张敬宜

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/21 MON 19:00

Presentation on Rate calculation 2

张敬宜

沈姝利

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/21 MON 20:00

Presentation on Calculation Practice-1

莫苗苗

曾妮

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/23 WED 19:00

Report Drafting

王翔

王冰

608 Academic Hall

2016/3/28 MON 19:00

Presentation on Physical Capital Estimation practice

卞志颖

张敬宜

608 Academic Hall

2016/4/7 THU 19:00

Formating and Publishing

王翔

王冰

608 Academic Hall

2016/4/7 THU 20:00

Presentation on Calculation Practice-2

莫苗苗

曾妮

608 Academic Hall

References:

1. CHLR(2010), Human Capital inChina, CHLR, CUFE,Beijing,China

2. Ederer, Peer(2006).”Innovation at Work: The European Human Capital Index ”, the Lisbon Council Policy Brief, in conjunction with Deutschland Denken and Zeppelin university,Brussels, October 12

3. Jorgenson, Dale W. and Fraumeni, Barbara M.(1992b),”The Output of the Education Sector,” in Z. Griliches, T. Breshnahan, M. Manser, and E. Berndt eds. The output of the Service Sector, Chicago, NBER, 1992, pp. 303-341

4. Kendrick, J.(1976), The Formation and Stocks of Total Capital, NBER,ColumbiaUniversityPress,New York,N.Y.

5. Laroche, M. and Merette, M.(2000),”Measuring Human Capital inCanada.” Ministry of Finance ofCanada.

6. World Bank(2006), Where is the Wealth of Nations, Measuring Capital for the 21st Century, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, The World Bank, Washington, DC.

Appendix: Grading table

Student ID

Name

Presentation 1

Presentation 2

Average score

The score of each presentation is in the appendix” 2015级练习出勤表、打分表-模板”.

Note:

The time of lecture about physical capital will adjust according to the time of The 7th International Symposium on Human Capital and the Labor Market and Professor Holz.

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