- Code IDEC8023
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International and Developmental Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Yixiao Zhou
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2020
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In this course, students will produce a substantial and original piece of research work. This work will be structured with the goal of generating new knowledge while simultaneously aiding students in their ability to conduct and analyse research. The course will be built around recent empirical examples from applied econometrics. These examples will be used as case studies to increase students’ understanding of econometric technique and research practice. Building from these case studies, students will work in small research groups to first replicate and, more importantly, extend these case studies in novel ways.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have:
1) Critically analysed a series of case studies in applied economics.
2) Learned the strengths and weaknesses of various research methodologies in applied economics.
3) Conducted original research and analysis on a case study.
4) Written a well-structured paper on the case study, in the style suitable for an academic journal.
5) Developed practical research skills in applied economics.
30% Exam, 10% Presentations, 60% Research Project
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Approximately 8-10 hours per week.
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