ECON214-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Data Analytics for Business Economics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 8 May 2020

Description

This course teaches basic skills in econometrics, which is the statistical analysis of economic data. You will learn how to (i) develop a regression model, (ii) estimate it, and (iii) interpret it. General topics that we will cover include OLS regression, prediction, dummy variables, model specification, model selection, robust standard errors, time series forecasting, endogeneity, and qualitative choice models (logit and probit). Two thirds of the course utilizes the statistical software package Eviews and emphasizes application. The remainder teaches EXCEL skills.

Pre-requisites

(1) ECON104 or
ECON105; and (2) 15 points from STAT

Restrictions

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 E6 Lecture Theatre 17 Feb - 5 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 17:00 A5 Lecture Theatre 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 241 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May
02 Friday 12:00 - 13:00 Ernest Rutherford 464 Computer Lab 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May
03 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab 17 Feb - 5 Apr
27 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Bob Reed

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $822.00

International fee $3,688.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance.

All ECON214 Occurrences

  • ECON214-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020