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MAE306 - Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

P Bhattacharya

Prerequisite:

MAE356 or MAF256/MAF356

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

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

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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 Cloud (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
$1260$1260$2594$2754

* 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.

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