Econometrics

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Econometrics

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ? For study options 1 or 2, substantial previous university-level study of statistical
    techniques is required.
    ? For study option 3, in addition to the above requirement, prior successful study
    of econometrics is required.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Content:

    This module provides fundamental knowledge on statistical techniques and their
    applications to real world data. On successful completion of the module students will be
    able to demonstrate quantitative analytic skills for assessment of economic theories with
    matching data.

    Topics covered include:
    ? Review of Probability and Statistics
    ? Linear Regression with a Single Regressor
    ? Linear Regression with Multiple Regressors
    ? Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Intervals
    ? Nonlinear Regression Functions
    ? Introduction to Time Series Regression
    ? Limited Dependent Models
    ? Instrumental Variable Regression
    ? Regression with Panel Data

    Teaching: Lectures, seminars and computing sessions

    Assessment:
    STUDY OPTION 1:
    ? Final Exam
    ? A selection of submitted problem sets also provides formative and summative
    assessment
    STUDY OPTION 2/3:
    Alternative assessment (tbc)

    Study Option 1 = Whole Year
    Study Option 2 = Autumn
    Study Option 3 = Spring/summer

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