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ECOS3903 - Applied Microeconomics Honours

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Kevin Schnepel
Phone: +61 2 9351 8531
Email: kevin.schnepel@sydney.edu.au

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 test (25%) and 2hr final examination (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/fortnight

Prerequisites

(ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902), and (ECOS2903 or ECON2903) and (ECMT2110 or ECMT2150)

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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