Regression Modelling (ECMT2110)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students undertaking this unit have some background in basic statistics including an introduction to regression analysis. Using this knowledge as a base, an extensive discussion of basic regression theory and some of its extensions is provided. The unit covers how linear regression models can be applied to data 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. It is essential that the discussion of regression modelling be complemented with practice in analysing data. An important task is the computing component using econometric software.

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Classes

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

Assessment

group project (20%), 3x assignments (15%), mid-semester test (25%) and 1x 2.5hr final exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECMT1010 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015

Prohibitions

ECMT2010

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