Introductory Econometrics

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introductory Econometrics

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (ECON1203 and ECON1202) or (MATH1131 and MATH1231) or (MATH1141 and MATH1241) or (MATH1151 and MATH1251)

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course introduces the use of econometrics to explore and estimate economic relationships using linear regression models. Extensions covering statistical complications such as heteroskedasticity, data issues such as proxy variables, and regression with time series data will also be included. Practical computer applications feature throughout. The course will give students a basic understanding of methods required to model the inter-relationship between variables and prepare them for further studies of econometric methods.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.