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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of classes per week plus three hours ofseminars during the semester (Semester 1). |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||316-636 Econometrics or equivalent.|
|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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof David Harris
|Subject Overview:||Estimation and inference techniques for models involving a single equation and systems of equations are introduced. Normally topics include asymptotic theory, maximum likelihood estimation, classical testing procedures, generalised least squares estimation, seemingly unrelated regression models, stochastic regressors, instrumental variables, generalised method of moments, simultaneous equations models (including VARs) and model-selection procedures.|
|Objectives:||On successful completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and class assignments totalling not more than 5000 words (30%).|
|Recommended Texts:||M. Verbeek, A Guide to Modern Econometrics, Wiley or W.H. Greene, Econometric Analysis, 5th edition, Prentice-Hall.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
Students may not gain credit for both 316-678 Econometric Techniques and 316-470 Econometric Techniques.
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