Current students

Course search

Unit details

Return to previous page

MAE306 - Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

Note: You are seeing the 2013 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current. [Go to the current version]
Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

M Ulubasoglu

Prerequisite:

MAF256 or MAE356/MAF356

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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.

Assessment

Written Assignment 2000 words 20%, Tests (Online) 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2506$2660

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

Return to previous page

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007