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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ECO7427
Tracking Number - 1872
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Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2005-02-10
- Department: Economics
- College: BA
- Budget Account Number: 00-1403-00
- Contact Person: Michael Loewy
- Phone: 46532
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prefix: ECO
- Number: 7427
- Full Title: Econometrics IV
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- 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
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Econometrics IV
- Course Online?: -
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- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes. Three times.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Major Topics: Varies with the topics of research undertaken by students.
- Textbooks: Wooldridge, JM. "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data." MIT Press, 2002.
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