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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECO7427
Tracking Number - 1872

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-02-10
  2. Department: Economics
  3. College: BA
  4. Budget Account Number: 00-1403-00
  5. Contact Person: Michael Loewy
  6. Phone: 46532
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: ECO
  9. Number: 7427
  10. Full Title: Econometrics IV
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Econometrics IV
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: ECO 7426 or CC
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Advanced econometric techniques with emphasis on applying the proper method to actual data and to situations where various techniques are appropriate.

  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes. Three times.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. Major Topics: Varies with the topics of research undertaken by students.
  32. Textbooks: Wooldridge, JM. "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data." MIT Press, 2002.
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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