ECON5513 Applied Advanced Econometrics

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit emphasises the application of econometric methods in economics at an advanced level. The topics depend on lecturer preferences and can vary every year. Students learn to use econometric methods in their research.
Students are able to (1) explain the econometric principles of estimation and inference; (2) critically evaluate empirical research; (3) apply the appropriate econometric methodology when analysing economic data; (4) develop computational program skills to explore and analyse economic data; and (5) demonstrate ability to undertake independent research.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) problem sets and/or class activities and (2) tests. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Leandro Maschietto Magnusson
Unit rules
ECON2271 Business Econometrics or equivalent
Advisable prior study:
ECON3272 Intermediate Mathematics for Economists and ECON3371 Econometrics
Contact hours
lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
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