Postgraduate Course: Quantitative Methods 1 (ECNM11026)
|School of Economics
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
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|Other subject area
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|(With Quantitative Methods 2) 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.
An introduction to the techniques of multivariate linear regression including the use of dummy variables, likelihood estimatio1n and solutoins to the problems of non sphericality and multicollinearity.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
| Must be registered for MSc Economics (C0180) & MSc Economics (Finance)(C0182) or by special permission of the Programme Director. Email email@example.com to enquire.
Information for Visiting Students
|By special permission of the Programme Director only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire.
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Course Delivery Information
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Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|Knowledge and understanding of:- The general linear model, the properties of least squares estimators, the use of dummy variables and likelihood analysis and the generalised least squares estimator as a solution to non spherical regression errors.
|Class exam in December and a final examination in the April/May diet, which will be worth 20 per cent and 80 per cent respectively of the final grade.
|Prof Jonathan Thomas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4515
|Ms Marie Craft
Tel: (0131 6)51 1764