Study of an advanced topic in Econometrics. Topic may vary from semester to semester according to staff availability and the presence of visitors. Examples of topics include: Bayesian Econometrics; Nonparametric and Semiparametric Econometrics; Econometrics for Big Data; Spatial Econometrics; and Financial Econometrics. This unit of study will develop advanced econometric techniques to equip students to undertake postgraduate studies in economics.
3x 1500wd Assignments (30%), 1x 1hr (1000wd equivalent) Mid-semester test (30%), 1x 2hr (2000wd equivalent) Final exam (40%)