- Code EMET2007
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Econometrics
- Areas of interest Econometrics
This course provides an introduction to econometric methods and its applications. Its theoretical framework is based on standard linear regression theory, but the course emphasises economic applications and hands on data analysis using modern computer software. Topics studied will include the properties of least squares estimators, hypothesis testing, prediction, the choice of appropriate functional form, the use of dummy variables, and 'problems' such as heteroskedasticity and serial correlation. Microeconomic and macroeconomic applications will be used to illustrate the empirical relevance of each topic.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
• explain the intuition of the econometric techniques discussed,
• formulate the econometric techniques in mathematical terms,
• describe the properties and problems of the econometric techniques,
• formulate economic problems in mathematical terms,
• use econometric software to study actual data sets,
• interpret empirical results and perform tests.
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Assignment 1 - 10%
Assignment 2 - 10%
Mid-semester examination - 30%
Final examination - 50%
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Five contact hours per week plus private study time.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3291||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014||In Person||N/A|