University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Aug 18, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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ECON 741 - Applied Econometrics

(3 units)
Applying statistical techniques in the estimation and testing of economic theory. Topics include simple and multiple regression, panel data, time series techniques, and forecasting.

Prerequisite(s): ECON 441  or BADM 700 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify appropriate econometric techniques to analyze various types of data, including cross-sectional, time-series, panel, spatial, and discrete variables.
2. search and obtain data necessary to conduct their own economic analysis on a topic of their choosing.;
3. demonstrate mastery of basic econometric concepts and demonstrate knowledge of which concepts to apply to address economic research problems.
4. solve “real world” problems (e.g., estimate demand, forecast sales, determine the impact of an advertising campaign) that are frequently encountered by firms, governments, and policy makers.
5. clearly and correctly interpret and communicate findings from econometric models.

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