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Econometric Methods for Research - ECO00044M

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  • Department: Economics and Related Studies
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Francesco Bravo
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22
    • See module specification for other years: 2022-23

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Autumn Term 2021-22 to Spring Term 2021-22
B Spring Term 2021-22 to Summer Term 2021-22

Module aims

To understand and critically assess some of the econometric techniques used in modern economic research.

Module learning outcomes

On completing the module a student will be able to:

Define, and illustrated, the concepts of multiple linear regression, simultaneous equations models, nonlinear models, maximum likelihood and generalised method of of moments.

Explain and evaluate the importance of these econometric concepts.

Apply these concepts to analyse the economics of finance data.

Define and illustrate the concept of statistical hypothesis.



Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam - 24 hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Econometric Methods for Research
8 hours 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam - 24 hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Econometric Methods for Research
8 hours 100

Module feedback

Within 4 weeks.

Indicative reading

Wooldridge, J., Econometric Analysis of Cross Sections and Panel Data 2nd Edition, MIT Press 2010.

Additional references will be provided during the course.

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