course outline 321_F2011

course outline 321_F2011 - Syllabus Econ 321: Introduction...

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1 Syllabus Econ 321 : Introduction to Econometrics Fall 2011 Professor Stéphanie Lluis Hagey Hall, Room 239 Phone (519) 888-4567, ext. 32960 E-mail: slluis@.uwaterloo.ca Class Schedule: MW 4:00-5:20pm in HH280 Office hours: MW 10:00-11:30am. 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 main concepts and tools used in econometrics. In particular, we will learn when and how to apply multivariate regression analysis. We will see the basic assumptions and techniques used to run estimations and make inferences in the context of a linear equation framework. We will learn to recognize specification and data problems and what to do about it. 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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