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Area/Catalogue
ECON 2007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
011648

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To provide students with an introduction to empirical methods that are widely used in the analysis of business data and in business research, and to extend their understanding of the rationale for use of such techniques and their limitations.

Course content

Introduction of statistical analysis and techniques required in cross-sectional and time-series modelling. The application and limitations of techniques used in the analysis of data. Regression modelling techniques: concepts, applications, interpretation, and limitations. Use of appropriate computer software. Alternative methods of reporting and using analytical results.

Textbook(s)

Koop, Gary 2013, Analysis of Economic Data, 4th edn, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 4
MATH 1053 Quantitative Methods for Business
ECON 1008 Principles of Economics

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
Continuous assessment NA 20% NA
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
Continuous assessment NA 20% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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