Economics Quantitatively Treated 2

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economics Quantitatively Treated 2

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Calculus, Economics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Previous study of mathematical economics such as EC4004 (or equivalent).

  • 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 will encourage you to understand the benefits of using a mathematical and
    statistical vocabulary and reasoning to analyse economic models.

    Topics covered include:
    ? Multivariate calculus
    ? Optimisation.
    ? Constrained Optimisation
    ? Exponential and log functions
    ? Introduction to basic rules of matrix algebra. Solving systems of
    linear equations.
    ? Integration
    ? Statistical Inference and properties of estimators
    ? Basic linear regression model
    ? Multiple Regression model
    ? Regression diagnostics:
    ? Model specification errors

    Teaching: Workshops

    Assessment:
    STUDY OPTION 1:
    ? An in-course portfolio of assignments: includes two class tests and a data
    handling exercise
    ? Final Exam
    STUDY OPTION 2/3:
    ? Alternative assessment

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

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