Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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Total Time Commitment: Not available
Admission into BH-COM or BH-ARTS (Economics) and either an Honours grade in ECOM30001 Basic Econometrics or:
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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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Features of financial data require specific methods of analysis. Basic econometric tools are presented for the analysis of data such as stock exchange returns, exchange rates, bonds prices, etc. Applications of econometric models in finance include option pricing, extreme values and value at risk as well as financial assets portfolio selection. A special focus is put on modelling and forecasting of returns and volatility of financial assets. An up to date selection time series econometric models and methods is presented. The computer software used is R.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%) and an empirical assignment totalling not more than 3000 words due in week 10 (50%).
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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.
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