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.
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Doctor Jing Tian|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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
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- 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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|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (60%)|Assignment (20%)|Assignment (20%)|
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There is no prescribed text for this unit. Lecture notes and tutorial questions will be available before class. We use Matlab for this unit.
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.
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