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Unit of study_

Economics Project A - ECOS4206

Year - 2020

This unit deals with the nature and practice of research and inquiry in applied economics. Topics covered will include: the scientific method; inductive thought and deductive logic; research as an orderly process of inquiry; preparation of research proposals; sources of data for economists; quantitative methods used to work with data, writing skills, ethics in research and other relevant topics. Examples of research in theoretical economics, empirical/applied research and wider debates in scientific disciplines will be used to illustrate topics.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd Literature Review (20%), 1x2500wd Research proposal (60%), 1x1000wd Quantitative Assignment (20%)

Pre-requisites

ECOS3997 or ECON3999 or ECON3998

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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