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MAE901 - Advanced Econometrics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in M800 or M900.

Unit chair:

C Pham

Prerequisite:

Nil.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MAE406, MAE723, MAF723

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar each 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 is a set of research tools based on statistics and mathematics and it helps to analyse economic and financial concepts using real world data. There are other applications of econometric techniques in other related disciplines. The course will cover various applied econometric topics. The main focus will be on learning some extensions to the linear regression model, estimating treatment effects and dealing with selection issues. Selected readings on each of these topics will be provided to students.  The unit provides a bridge to advanced research.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Problem sets - 40%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Oral presentation - 20%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Paper replication exercise (4000 words) - 40%

Unit Fee Information

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