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ETC4541

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Gael Martin

Synopsis

This unit covers methodological developments at the forefront of econometric research. Topics may include Bayesian econometrics, simulation techniques, latent variable models, non-Gaussian time series models, distribution theory, non-parametric inference and panel data models.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine methodological developments at the forefront of econometric research
  2. explain the importance of probabilistic and statistical techniques in econometric research.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Gael Martin

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

One from ETC4400, ETC4410, ETC4420 or permission

Prohibitions

ETC5410