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Unit Overview


This unit emphasises the application of econometric methods in economics. The topics depend on lecturer preferences and can vary each year. Students learn to use econometric methods in their research.

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 1OnlineOnline Restricted
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]

Students are able to (1) understand the econometric methodology principles and use them in research; (2) develop computational program skills to explore and analyse economic data; and (3) read and critically discuss current research papers.


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) assignment presentation and (2) examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Leandro Magnusson
Unit rules
Enrolment in BP013 Bachelor of Economics
or BH002 Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
or 42670 Master of Economics
or CM002 Bachelor of Economics and Master of Economics
Enrolment in
BH005 Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
and Successful completion of
144 credit points
Advisable prior study
ECON3272 Intermediate Mathematics for Economists
and ECON3372 Advanced Mathematics for Economists
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week

Martin, V., Hurn S. and Harris, D. 2013, Econometric Modelling with Time Series: Specification, Estimation and Testing, Cambridge University Press. (eBook option available).

Pfaff, B. 2008, Analysis of Integrated and Cointegrated Time Series with R, 2nd edition, Springer. (e-copy available from UWA library).

Enders, W. 2015, Applied Econometric Time Series, 4th edition, Wiley. (eBook option available).

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