Introduction to Econometrics

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Econometrics

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: MATHS 108 or 150 or 153 and STATS 101 or 102 or 108 or 125 or 191

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    An introduction to model building and empirical research methods in economics. Emphasises the use and interpretation of single equation regression techniques in formulating and testing microeconomic and macroeconomic hypotheses. Cross-section and time series modelling, as well as qualitative choice models will be covered. There will be examples of the uses of econometrics in a variety of areas through statistical analysis, problem solving and econometric estimation using a statistical computer package.

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