16 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8
Course entry requirements: Entry into the Postgraduate Diploma in Survey Data Analysis for
Development or an undergraduate course in econometrics
The course will begin with of the classical linear regression model (CLRM). It then covers issues in inference and estimation using the CLRM, as well as common violations of the CRLM assumptions, particularly heteroscedasticity, omitted variable bias measurement error. The course then covers Instrumental Variables estimation and limited dependent variable models. In all sections of the attention will be paid to becoming familiar with the use of econometric software.
DP requirements: None
Assessment: Coursework 50% Exam 50%
Last updated : 18 Apr 2018