Courses & Units

Econometrics BEA342

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides you with the techniques required to quantify the magnitude, strength and form of relationships between variables and the strategies that you will need to employ to use these techniques effectively. More specifically, you will examine the theory and use of the Classical Linear Regression Model (CLRM) and intermediate level econometric models, such as: IV, Logit, Panel, ECM, 3SLS, ARIMA. The unit will provide you with the econometric theory to enable you to obtain answers from data using the latest econometrics software.

BEA342 teaches matrix algebra to re-examine the CLRM learnt in BEA242 Introduction to Econometrics. The unit demonstrates how to test violations of its assumptions, their consequences and how to remedy them. It then provides you with the knowledge of how to use a range of econometric models for the analysis of cross-section and time-series data and the ability to obtain answers to research policy questions in economics and finance. A working knowledge of the unit is essential if you intend to pursue a career as a professional economist, financial analyst or business analyst.

Summary

Unit name Econometrics
Unit code BEA342
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Economics and Finance
Coordinator Dr Paul Blacklow
Teaching staff

Dr Paul Blacklow

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,055.00 091903

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

BEA242

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour workshop per week.

Assessment

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Textbooks

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