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Applied Econometrics - MAN00118M

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Adriana Cornea-Madeira
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2021-22

Module aims

Subject content aims:

  • To develop theoretical and practical knowledge of financial econometrics
  • To develop the ability to interpret regression output and hypothesis testing
  • To become familiar with different stochastic processes and different estimation methods

Wider aims:

  • To learn and improve one’s analytical skills through rigorous econometric reasoning

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • Demonstrate an understanding of regression analysis and hypothesis testing
  • Explain and contrast key features of different econometric techniques
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the defining characteristics of various types of stochastic processes
  • Interpret and critically evaluate estimation results and hypothesis test results
  • Learn to analyse real data with different software such as Eviews

Academic and graduate skills

  • Critically assess the assumptions of econometric models, hypothesis tests and estimation methods
  • Make rigorous decisions about choice of models used with financial data


Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam -less than 24hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Applied Econometrics
3 hours 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Online Exam -less than 24hrs (Centrally scheduled)
Applied Econometrics
3 hours 100

Module feedback

The timescale for the return of feedback will accord with UYMS policy.

Module assessment reports to students are written by the module leader for all assessments (open and closed) and placed on the VLE after the Board of Examiners has received the module marks.

Indicative reading

Brooke C (2014). Introductory Econometrics to Finance, 3rd edition, Cambridge University Press

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