Applied Microeconometrics (ECOS3903)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study is designed to provide students with various topics in applied microeconomics. Estimation of the labour supply elasticity, returns to schooling, and returns to training programs are examples of topics this unit will cover. Various empirical topics in international trade, environmental economics, and health economics will also be discussed. Students will explore econometric methodologies extensively used in applied microeconomics (e.g., instrument variables, generalise methods of moments, panel data methods, probit and logit models, Tobit model, and sample selection model).

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/fortnight

Assessment

assignments (10%), referee report (15%), Mid-semester test (25%) and 2hr Final examination (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.