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Unformatted text preview: Econ 1002 Matthew Wakeﬁeld Outline Course Overview
Course Aims Elements Course Outline Course details Econ 1002: Applied Economics Lecturer: Matthew Wakeﬁeld m.wakeﬁeld (at) ucl.ac.uk Oﬃce hour: Tues 3-3.55, from 27th Jan, location tbc Course webpage Course materials on webpage - important you can ﬁnd it! www.ucl.ac.uk/economics/degree-courses/ undergraduate/course-list/courses/econ1002 coursepage or link from: www.ucl.ac.uk/economics/degree-courses/ undergraduate/course-list/courses/applied-economics Introduction
Purposes Types of data Simple model Key Issues Stata
Stats software Matthew Wakeﬁeld (UCL/IFS) Econ 1002 Jan - Mar 2009 2 / 22 Course Overview Econ 1002 Matthew Wakeﬁeld Outline Course Overview
Course Aims Elements Course Outline Elements Lectures - Course material and practical lectures 25 hours of lecture time with me
20 hours to go through course material 5 hours practical lectures, primarily to see how to solve exam type questions Introduction
Purposes Types of data Simple model Key Issues Classes 5 Classes (with class tutors)
To go through exercises A mixture of practical exercises using statistical software, and exam style questions You will be required to hand in exercises before classes 3, 4 and 5
Assignments to be submitted to ECON 1002 coursework box in Student Common Room (basement, Drayton House) by midday on Thursday in week before the class. Stata
Stats software To do practical exercises you will NEED YOUR UCL userid and PASSWORD!!! Assessment - A 2-hour unseen written exam in third term
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- Spring '09