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MAE306 - Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

P Bhattacharya


MAE356 or MAF256/MAF356

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Econometrics represents the application of statistical methods to economic models. The same methods are also widely employed in accounting, finance, marketing and management, as well as in other social sciences including political science, history, psychology and sociology. The first part of the unit will build on classical regression model and explore consequences of relaxing model assumptions. The second part of the unit will cover contemporary advanced econometric methods, including instrumental variables, simultaneous equation models and panel data models. Econometric software will be employed to enhance the learning process.


Written Assignment 2000 words 20%

Tests Cloud (online) 20%

Examination 2 hours 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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