ECON4504 Advanced Quantitative Economics

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Honours option in Economics [Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)]
Content
This unit provides an advanced course of study in a specialised area of quantitative economics that is designed to meet the particular requirements of the students concerned. Students can only enrol in this unit with the approval of the honours or postgraduate course coordinator, as appropriate.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) investigate quantitative economic topics; (2) demonstrate a familiarity with a range of economic data; (3) explain a range of advanced econometric methods and their application; and (4) critically determine appropriate analytical techniques when approaching economic problems.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) tutorial participation; (2) written individual assignment; and (3) examinations. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BH002) or completion of 144 points in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) (BH005) .
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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