• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Econometrics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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The overall aim of the course is to introduce students to the practical application of micro-econometric methods. Micro-econometrics is concerned mainly with the analysis of crosssectional and short panel data from individuals, households, firms, regions etc. (Macro-econometrics is concerned mainly with analysing economic time series and long panel data from one or more countries.) The course goes beyond the linear regression models used to estimate simple associations between dependent and independent variables. It covers nonlinear models used to analyse for example discrete and censored dependent variables, and it covers estimation of causal effects as opposed to associations. The necessary econometric theory will be covered/reviewed and numerous applications will be discussed. In addition, practical aspects of data analysis will be discussed using the software Stata.
 

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. explain features of commonly used data types and sampling schemes.
  2. explain major types of empirical research and main aspects of empirical strategies.
  3. explain major econometric techniques for causal identification.
  4. demonstrate an appreciation of econometric research and journal articles.
  5. critically discuss the detailed empirical strategies of journal articles.
  6. use statistical software for data management and analysis.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Assignments, mid semester exam, final exam (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]

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Workload

Students are expected to spend a minimum of 10 hours of study per week for the course, including three hours lecture and one tutorial per week.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Economics to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

See Class Summary and Wattle site.

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

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
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
3225 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 In Person N/A

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