units

ETF3201

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Econometrics and Business Statistics
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Professor Robert Brooks

Synopsis

This unit presents econometric models and techniques that are widely used in applied econometrics. The topics covered include simultaneous equations models; models for time-series data; models for discrete dependent variables and models for panel data. EViews computer software is used to carry out data analysis and estimation.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. conduct statistical inference for simultaneous equations models
  2. understand the statistical properties of nonstationary macroeconomic time series data and how to model the long-run relationships among co-integrated time series
  3. conduct statistical inference in models with discrete dependent variables
  4. conduct statistical inference in panel data models.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50% Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours per week

Prerequisites