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ETF5410

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Xibin Zhang

Synopsis

Topics may include hypothesis testing, Bayesian econometrics, non-linear models, duality theory, specification analysis, spectral analysis, cointegration, applied time series, limited dependent variable models, economy wide modelling, models of demand and production functions, state space time series models and multivariate methods. Additional topics may be covered by visiting staff.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. define different models used in econometrics and statistics
  2. compare different methods of estimating and testing econometric models
  3. recommend suitable methods of inference
  4. evaluate different methods of inference for econometric models
  5. summarise the advantages and disadvantages of various methods of inference.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

XibinZhang (Bill)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in course codes 4412, 3816 or 3822 or must have passed ETC4400 or ETC4410 to undertake this unit