Units of Study

ECOS3903 - Applied Economics

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jian Hong

Description

This unit is designed to provide students with estimation techniques frequently used in applied microeconomics. It will mainly cover cross section and panel data methods. Various empirical topics in labour economics, international trade, etc., will be discussed.

Assessments

Assignments (10%), Referee Report (15%), mid semester exam (25%), final examination (50%)

Classes

One 2 hour lecture per week and one additional hour per fortnight

Prerequisites

(ECOS2901 or ECON2901), (ECOS2902 or ECON2902), (ECOS2903 or ECON2903) and ECMT2110

Corequisites

ECOS3901 or ECOS3902

Additional Information

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must take this unit or (ECMT3110 plus one of ECMT2120, ECMT3120, ECMT3130, ECMT3160 or ECMT3170).

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