Summer Courses





Econometrics

Term: 
Summer 2013
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
ECONOMICS (ECON)
Course Number: 
ECON 104 920
Schedule: 
Tuesday 5:30pm-8:40pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 5:30pm-8:40pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

WANG, YU

Prerequisite(s): 
ECON 101, 103; MATH 104, MATH 114 or 115
Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Course Description: 

This course is designed to introduce students to econometric techniques and their applications in economic analysis and decision-making.  The main objective of the course is to train the student in (i) handling economic data; (ii) quantitative analyses of economic models with probablistic tools; (iii) econometric techniques, their application as well as their statistical and practical interpretation; (iv) implementing these techniques on a computer.  Estimation and inference procedures are formally analyzed for simple econometric models and illustrated by empirical case studies using real-life data.  The course covers linear regression models, simultaneous-equations models, discrete choice models and univariate time series models.    Estimation and Inference is conducted using least squares and likelihood based techniques.  Students are required to perform several econometric analyses of their own.


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