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EC226 - Econometrics 1

  • Module code: EC226
  • Module name: Econometrics 1
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The course aims to provide students with important skills, which are of both academic and vocational value, being an essential part of the intellectual training of an economist and also useful for a career. In particular the course aims to equip students with the following competencies: 1. An awareness of the empirical approach to economics; 2. Experience in the analysis and use of empirical data in economics; 3. Understanding the nature of uncertainty and methods of dealing with it; 4. The use of econometric software packages as tools of quantitative and statistical analysis.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students will have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to critically appraise work in the area of applied economics. They will have a good intuitive and theoretical grasp of the dangers, pitfalls and problems encountered in doing applied modelling. The module will also equip students with the necessary background material so that they are able to go on to study more advanced and technical material in the area of econometrics.

Timetabled teaching activities

50 Lecture hours and 18 Support and Feedback classes.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec226

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EC226-30)
D2 (Assessed/examined work) Test 15%
  Assignment 15%
  Problem Set 5%
  3-hour examination (Summer) 65%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate French and Economics (4-year) (R1L4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate German and Economics (4-year) (R2L4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Italian and Economics (4-year) (R3L4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Hispanic Studies and Economics (4-year) (R4L1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Economics (4-year) (R9L1) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with French (N1R1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with German (N1R2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 2
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N202) - Year 2
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N202) - Year 4
  • BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 2
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MH) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MI) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MJ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 2