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Module Title LI Econometrics
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 29172
Module Lead Joanne Ercolani
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Full Term
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Co-requisites
Restrictions Available to all students who have been allowed onto the second year of a degree programme for which it is compulsory or who have passed either Introduction to Mathematics for Economics or Advanced Mathematics for Economics.
Contact Hours
Exclusions
Description This module reviews basic concepts of probability, statistical theory and methods introduced in the first year modules. It develops ideas of random variables, sampling, estimation, hypothesis testing and related aspects of inferential methods in more detail. Two variable and multiple regression models are developed and estimation procedures considered under the classical assumptions as well as violations of these assumptions. Applications to empirical economics are introduced to link the statistical and econometric methods to a range of problems in economics. Weekly problem classes and computer laboratory sessions support the lectures.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of econometric theory;
  • apply a range of methods of inference to practical problems in econometrics and empirical economics;
  • interpret econometric results.
Assessment 29172-01 : Test 1 : Class Test (20%)
29172-02 : Test 2 : Class Test (20%)
29172-03 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (60%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessments: 2 x tests (20% each), 3 hour examination (60%)

Reassessment: 3 hour examination (100%)
Other Duplicate of Dubai-based module 08 30401
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