MAE306 - Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

Year:

2020 unit information

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

 MAE256

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars

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 the 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 and panel data models. Econometric software will be employed to enhance the learning process.

Hurdle requirement

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

Unit Fee Information

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