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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours per week of seminars (Not offered in 2009). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-654 Advanced Econometric Techniques.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides an advanced discussion of the main techniques used in macroeconometric analysis. The topics covered in this course will be selected from the following broad areas: (1) Univariate analysis of stationary and non stationary series including ARIMA possesses, unobserved components models, business cycle turning point extraction, regime switching and time varying volatility. (2) Estimation of single equation models with a focus on Euler equations that emerge via optimization. (3) Estimating multiple equation models including reduced form and structural VARs and factor models. In covering these topics the course will focus on developing the skills to undertake rigorous applied macroeconometric research. Particular attention will be paid to the issues that arise when the time series being studied is non-stationary. Successful completion of the course will require use of the computer language GAUSS.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 2-hour final examination (40%) and class assignments totalling not more than 6000 words (60%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
|Notes:||Not offered in 2009. Students may not gain credit for both 316-410 Macroeconometrics and 316-658 Macroeconometrics.|
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