• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Econometrics
  • Areas of interest Econometrics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Sriram Shankar
    • Zachary Ward
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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This is a unit in basic econometrics, emphasising the problems involved in the empirical measurement of economic relationships and the techniques used to solve these problems. While the application of econometric techniques is of prime importance, the results are not just presented but derived using a mixture of rigour and intuition so as to leave as few loose ends as possible.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

The main objective of this course is to provide students with an introduction to econometric methods needed for graduate level empirical analysis in economics and related disciplines. At the end of this course, students will:

  • be able to conduct a basic empirical analysis of cross sectional data (observations on characteristics of several economic units, such as firms or households, at a single point in time) or time series data (observations on characteristics of one economic unit over time);
  • have sufficient background to take EMET8001 Applied Micro-Econometrics or EMET8010 Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics or EMET8002 Case Studies in Applied Econometrics in the second semester.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial participation            5%

Assignments                      20%

Mid-semester examination  30%

Final examination               45%

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Workload

12 hours per week

Preliminary Reading

Assessment will be based on assignments, mid-term examination or quizzes, and a final examination.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2774 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8956 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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