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ECON4999: Special Topic in Econometrics 2

This unit of study facilitates access to econometrics units outside the Honours program, such as those offered at postgraduate level. As such, the topic and availability of the unit varies from semester to semester, and students should seek the approval of the Honours coordinator to enrol.

Code ECON4999
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Describe and summarise economic time series data using appropriate statistical tools;
  • LO2. Develop an appreciation for the most widely-used econometric methods for quantifying knowledge about the underlying structure of the macroeconomy, and understand the practical challenges in implementing these methods;
  • LO3. Use MATLAB proficiently for a range of macroeconometric analysis;
  • LO4. Critically evaluate applied macroeconometric research, and understand some of the problems and solutions that arise in applied work.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.