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Unformatted text preview: 1 Syllabus Econ 321 : Introduction to Econometrics Winter 2009 Professor Stéphanie Lluis Hagey Hall, Room 239 Phone (519) 888-4567, ext. 32960 E-mail: slluis@.uwaterloo.ca Class Schedule: MW 2:30-3:50 in PAS 2083 Office hours: Thursdays 3:00 – 4:30pm or Fridays 9:30-11am. Please feel free to email me to set up an appointment if these hours do not fit your schedule. Course Objectives The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the theoretical concepts and practical tools used in econometrics. In particular, the course will focus on multivariate regression analysis. We will see the basic assumptions and techniques used to estimate and make inferences in the context of a linear equation framework. We will also discuss issues associated with specification and data problems. We will see additional tools to handle time series and panel data. Each topic will be approached with a mix of intuitive explanations, theoretical characterization and practical applications including interpretation of regression output. Prerequisites Econ 221 or equivalent Required Readings “Introductory Econometrics: A Modern Approach” by Jeffrey M. Wooldridge (3 rd or 4 th edition). It is on reserve at the Dana Porter Library. UW-ACE Class announcements, notes, assignments and any relevant information will be posted on the Angel network (ACE) at https://uwangel.uwaterloo.ca/uwangel/frameIndex.htm ....
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course ECON 321 taught by Professor Louis during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.
- Fall '09