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NQF credits: 30

Fifth year status‚ second semester‚ two double lectures and one double tut per week.

Course co–ordinator: A Professor I Woolard

Entrance requirements: Honours in Economics.

Course outline: The aim of the course is to develop the theoretical knowledge of microeconometrics as well as an understanding of the use of microeconometrics in economic empirical analysis. Students will develop the technical and practical skills in cross–section econometric empirical analysis and by the end of the course‚ the students will have both the theoretical‚ technical and practical skills required for Masters level empirical research. Topics covered in this course are basic linear unobserved effects Panel Data Models; Discrete Response Models; Corner Solution Outcomes and Censored Regression Models; Sample Selection‚ Attrition and Stratified Sampling; Estimating Average Treatment Effects; Count Data and Related Models; Duration Analysis.

DP requirements: None.

Assessment: Assignments‚ tests and examination count for 100%.    

Last updated : 18 Jun 2014

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