Applied Macroeconomics Honours (ECOS3904)


This unit provides an introduction to econometric methods that are useful for understanding applied macroeconomic and financial economic models and research. It also aims to provide students with the necessary analytical tools for undertaking applied research using time series data. It discusses how time series techniques can be applied to other areas of economics such as international trade, energy economics, economics of terrorism, etc. This unit of study can be both complementary to or a substitute for Applied Microeconomics Honours.

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


1x1hr mid-semester test (20%), computer assignments (30%) and 1x2hr final exam (50%)

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Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECOS2901 and ECOS2902 and ECON2903 and (ECMT2160 or ECMT2110)

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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.

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