Academic year(s): 2017-2018
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable: To be arranged.
The module seeks to equip students with advanced skills in data analysis by introducing a number of estimation methods commonly used in economics. These include, limited dependent variable models, pooled cross-section and panel models, two-stage least squares, time series methods and simultaneous equation models. The module builds upon the knowledge of the linear regression model acquired in EC3301.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass EC3301 or pass MT3508
Weekly contact: 20 hours of lectures over 11 weeks, , 2-hour practical classes (x 3 weeks), 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks) plus 1 office hour (x 12 weeks).
Scheduled learning hours: 31
Guided independent study hours: 169
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework (incl. 2 x Class Test 25% each) = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Prof J R McCrorie
Module teaching staff: Prof R McCrorie