This unit develops the knowledge and skills for the use of data in economic contexts. Students are introduced to techniques commonly used for data description, statistical inference and regression models. Throughout emphasis is placed on the essential interplay between econometric theory, economic applications and how data can inform economic policy.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
4x250wd individual assignments (20%), 1x1hr mid-semester test (30%), 1x2hr final exam (50%)
ECMT1010 or ECMT1011 or ECMT1012 or ECMT1013 or MATH1015 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECOF1010 or BUSS1020 or ENVX1001