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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||School of Business|
This subject provides an introduction to econometrics and statistical foundations. Examples from a wide variety of disciplines will be given. The main focus is on the classical linear regression model. Topics include Matrix approach to a single equation linear models and their estimation and hypothesis testing; problems of model specification; multicolinearity, heteroskedasticity and autocorrelation problems and their solutions approaches. Computer programs for regression analysis. Extensive use of SHAZAM and/or Eviews econometric package.
|Introductory subjects in Economics and Statistics|
|EC2101 or EC3413 or EC2413 and BX3022|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Aug-2012|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Rabiul Beg.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); quizzes or tests (30%); assignments (20%).|
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