Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of lectures/seminars/tutorials per week (this includes 3 hours of lectures and a one hour tutorial) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Admission into BH-COM or BH-ARTS (Economics) and
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorProf William Griffiths
This subject introduces appropriate estimation and inference techniques for models that involve a single equation and those involving systems of equations. Normally topics will include asymtotic theory, maximum likelihood estimation, classical testing procedures, generalised least squares estimation, seemingly unrelated regression models, stochastic regressors, instrumental variables, generalised methods of moments, simultaneous equations models (including VARs) and model-selection procedures.
A 3-hour end-of-semester examination (70%) and class assignments up to 40 pages (30%).
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Economics |
Postgraduate Diploma In Economics
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