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MAE901 - Advanced Econometrics

Unit details

Year2016 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 Lee





Incompatible with:

MAE406, 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 - 40%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Oral presentation - 20%

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

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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