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EC910 - Quantitative Methods: Econometrics B

  • Module code: EC910
  • Module name: Quantitative Methods: Econometrics B
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 50

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of the module is to give students a good grounding in maths, statistics and modern econometric techniques. Within the econometrics element students will study the ways in which the techniques are applied in the empirical analysis of economic data. This module will supplement the development of these key and fundamental professional skills, by looking at more advanced topics.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to: demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts in mathematics and statistics relevant to the other core modules and be able to apply these concepts to economics; demonstrate a deep understanding of material needed for empirical quantitative analysis; demonstrate a full knowledge of the theory and practice of modern econometrics, particularly applied econometrics; produce high quality empirical econometric analysis; interpret critically empirical results, including the vast array of diagnostic and test statistics often reported, and to come to a balanced view concerning the weight of the empirical evidence presented.

Timetabled teaching activities

59 Lecture hours and 35 Support and Feedback classes.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/economics/pg/modules/ec910

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
50 CATS (Module code: EC910-50)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Project 25%
  Test 1 (locally held) 6%
  Test 2 (locally held) 9%
  3 hour examination (Summer) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30E) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics,Operational Research,Statistics and Economics (with Intercalated (G30F) - Year 5