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Quantitative Methods 2 (P01219)

? Credit Points : 10  ? SCQF Level : 11  ? Acronym : ECN-P-QME2

(With Quanitiative Methods 1) to provide a thorough training in econometric methods, to enable students to make critical assessments of applied work and to use econometric techniques in PhD work or in employment as economists.

Entry Requirements

? Pre-requisites : Quantitative Methods 1 (P01218) Must also be registered for MSc Economics (C0180) & MSc Economics (Finance)(C0182) or by permission of the Programme Director

Subject Areas

Delivery Information

? Normal year taken : Postgraduate

? Delivery Period : Block 3 only

? Contact Teaching Time : 4 hour(s) per week for 5 weeks

All of the following classes

Type Day Start End Area
Lecture Thursday 10:00 12:00 Central
Lecture Thursday 14:00 15:50 Central

Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of:-ARIMA and ARCH modelling, unit root processes, cointegration, error correction mechanisms and the VAR and VECM representations. Knowledge and understanding of how to undertake an empirical project starting from data collection and working through to estimation and testing to establish or reject hypotheses of economic interest.

Assessment Information

QM2 project 75%, exam 25%

Exam times

Diet Diet Month Paper Code Paper Name Length
1ST May 1 - 1 hour(s) 30 minutes

Contact and Further Information

The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.

Course Secretary

Ms Marie Craft
Tel : (0131 6)51 1764
Email : Marie.Craft@ed.ac.uk

Course Organiser

Prof Andy Snell
Tel : (0131 6)50 3848
Email : a.j.snell@ed.ac.uk

Course Website : http://www.sgpe.ac.uk

School Website : http://www.ed.ac.uk/econ/

College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/

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