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ECON6948: Special Topic in Economic Analysis 1

This unit of study enables Master of Economic Analysis students to access economics units outside their course. As such, the topic and availability of the unit varies from semester to semester, and students should seek the approval of the course coordinator to enrol.

Code ECON6948
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(ECON6001 or ECON6701) and (ECON6002 or ECON6702) and (ECON6003 or ECON6703) and (ECMT6002 or ECMT6702)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. utilise methods to produce, validate and interpret simple and multiple regression models
  • LO2. calculate and understand the statistical significance of regression models
  • LO3. carefully define statistical models
  • LO4. identify and apply extensions to the regression model which address special features of different data structures, and the testing of inequality restrictions on the regression coefficients
  • LO5. achieve fluency with methods like properties of least squares estimators, hypothesis testing, instrumental variables, and discrete choice models

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.