ECON4401 Applied Econometrics and Research Methods
- 6 points
|Not available in 2019||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
- This unit deals with applied econometric issues, essential econometric and research skills, modelling skills and related practical research methods in preparation for honours dissertations.
- Students are able to (1) conduct empirical analysis of economic and financial data; (2) construct and estimate applied economic models; (3) perform statistics tests to verify modelling results; (4) interpret regression outcomes; (5) make statistical inferences; and (6) adopt the skills learned in this unit for honours research.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examination and (2) project. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Yanrui Wu
- Unit rules
- Enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002)
completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005)
enrolment in the Master of Economics (42620).
- Contact hours
- lectures/Practical Classes/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.