This is an introductory course on econometrics with an emphasis on its applications. The aim of the course is to introduce the main empirical methods of economic data analysis. Students learn how to conduct empirical studies as well as how to analyse and interpret results from other empirical work. The emphasis is on gaining an intuitive understanding of the principles of econometric analysis and applying them to actual data. Students are taught how to build a suitable econometric model, understand the strengths and limitations of empirical methods, correctly interpret results, and draw valid conclusions. The main topics covered include: regression analysis with a focus on Ordinary Least Squares, dummy dependent variable models, time series, and panel data regression models.