Business and Economic Statistics B (ECMT1020)

UNIT OF STUDY

This focus of this unit is to develop a student's understanding of regression analysis. The unit covers how linear regression models can be used to estimate relationships, to forecast, and to test hypotheses that arise in economics and business. Guidelines for using econometric techniques effectively are discussed and students are introduced to the process of model building. To develop a student's understanding of regression, economic applications are emphasised. This unit also makes extensive use of econometric software.

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x2-hr workshop/week

Assessment

3x quizzes (25%), workshop questions/homework (10%), assignment (15%) and 1x2hr final exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015

Prohibitions

ECMT1001, ECMT1003, ECMT1022, ECMT1002, ECMT1021, ECMT1023

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