Courses & Units

Econometrics BEA472

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the modern econometric theory used in the applied research on macroeconomics and finance. The field of econometrics is broad, and this unit represents an integration of theory, methods and examples. The objectives of this unit are to provide students with a background to enable them to understand applied econometric literature, and to provide students with experience of working with real data.

Summary

Unit name Econometrics
Unit code BEA472
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics
Coordinator Doctor Jing Tian
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Honours

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the theory behind applied econometrics.
  • Apply modern econometric theory to conduct research or study in the area of applied econometrics.
  • Critically read and analyse academic papers in applied econometrics.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,354.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BEA342

Teaching

AssessmentFinal exam (60%)|Assignment 2 (20%)|Assignment 1 (20%)
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Textbooks

Required

There is no prescribed text for this unit. Lecture notes and tutorial questions will be available before class. We use Matlab for this unit.

Recommended

Whilst there in no prescribed text for this unit, the following books will be useful for understanding the concepts covered:

Enders, W. (2004), Applied Economic Time Series, New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Wooldridge, J. M. (2009). Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach. Thomson SouthWestern.


Greene, W. H. (2008). Econometric Analysis. Pearson Education, Inc.

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