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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECO7427

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1872 2005-02-10
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Economics BA 00-1403-00
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Michael Loewy 46532

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ECO 7427 Econometrics IV

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Econometrics IV
    Course Online? Percentage Online


    ECO 7426 or CC


    Course Description

    Advanced econometric techniques with emphasis on applying the proper method to actual data and to situations where various techniques are appropriate.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course covers econometric techniques that are important for doing empirical dissertations in economics and finance and provides students with hands-on experience using them.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This is the fourth semester of a four semester sequence in econometrics. It commonly serves as one-half of an econometrics field in our PhD program. This course also draws students from finance and statistics.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes. Three times.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Instructor must have a PhD in economics and undertake empirical research.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    Students will complete an empirical project in which they formulate a research question, identify the appropriate data and methodology in which to examine it and review previous related research.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will become familiar with the process of formulating a research question, finding appropriate data and methodologies needed to answer the question, and how to write up their results in a research paper.

    C. Major Topics

    Varies with the topics of research undertaken by students.

    D. Textbooks

    Wooldridge, JM. "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data." MIT Press, 2002.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

  5. Course Concurrence Information

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