EC5214 - Case Studies in Applied Economics and Finance
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Business, Law & Governance
This subject is specifically designed for students who plan to do research in the
areas of applied economics and / or applied finance. Students will explore a range
of current research areas in economics and finance and commonly used methodologies
within those areas. As such the subject will provide students with a range of current
methodologies, which they may consider using in their research.
- critically appraise the data (information) to which researchers must have access,
in order to operationalise different models (or theoretical frameworks);
- demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of the statistical and econometric problems
likely involved in operationalising different models (or theoretical frameworks);
- critically evaluate and compare the ability of different models, theoretical frameworks,
statistical and econometric techniques to generate information that is useful for
specific policy/management problems.
- other exams (60%)
- presentations (15%)
- assignments (25%).
|First year undergraduate economics and statistics.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 36 hours workshops/Seminars - 6 hours per week for the first 6 weeks.
- 6 hours - Two 1.5 hour mid semester tests plus one 3 hour seminar
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest