|Certificates: The Study of Education|
Econometrics is the study of statistical techniques for analyzing economic data. The course reviews multiple regression and develops several more advanced estimation techniques. Students work on individual research projects and learn to use econometric software.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: (ECON301 AND MATH221) OR (ECON301 AND MATH223) OR (ECON302 AND MATH221) OR (ECON302 AND MATH223)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (DATA-MN)(ECON-MN)(ECON)(MECO)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: (If discrepancies exist between major readings in Wesmaps and the results generated by the Text Book Information link, defer to the readings posted in Broad Street Books.)|
Text Book Information
Wooldridge, Introductory Econometrics (required; most recent edition), and Kennedy, A Guide to Econometrics (optional; a relatively recent edition). Additional short items will be handed out occasionally.
|Examination and Assignments: |
11 homework assignments, 2 exams, and a research project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
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All requests will be reviewed beginning at 4pm on Monday, April 8th.
Students will use the statistical computer program Stata, which is available in the campus data labs. There will be 3-4 workshops on how to use Stata scheduled at times outside the course meeting times.
|Instructor(s): Hornstein,Abigail Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: PAC125; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 25
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
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