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MAE901 - Advanced Econometrics

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in M800 or M900.

Unit chair:

W Yao





Incompatible with:

MAE723, MAF723

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar each week


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 1 (Individual) - problem sets (approx. 1000 words) - 15%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - problem sets ( approx. 2000 words)- 25%

Examination (two hours) - 60%

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

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