- 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
- Areas of interest Econometrics, Applied Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- AsPr Yixiao Zhou
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2024
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This course is available for on-campus & remote (online) learning. All students participate in interactive, real-time classes.
In this course, students will produce a substantial and original piece of research work based on replicating and extending an applied econometric case study. This 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. The course will both boost understanding of the use of econometric techniques and develop research skills in applied econometrics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the strengths and weaknesses of various research methods in applied econometrics.
- Critically analyse a series of case studies in applied econometrics.
- Design and implement a substantial and original piece of research work through replicating and extending an applied econometric case study.
- Use statistical software to apply econometric techniques to rigorously analyse real-world economic problems and to contribute to knowledge expansion.
- Communicate research in applied econometrics in oral and written forms.
- Presentation 1 (10) [LO 3,4,5]
- Presentation 2 (10) [LO 3,4,5]
- Mid-semester exam (30) [LO 1,2]
- Research paper (4,500 words) (50) [LO 1,3,4,5]
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The standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including class time and independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prior knowledge in econometrics is assumed. Skills in statistical analysis software such as STATA, R or Eviews will also be helpful.
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