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EC 413/513 Economic Forecast and Analysis Fall 2010 Professor : Dr. Junsoo Lee Office: 263 Alston Hall Phone: 205-348-8978 (Office), 205-348-5950 (fax) 205-366-1980 (Home) Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 3:30 – 4:30 PM, or by appointment E-mail: jlee@cba.ua.edu Web Site: http://www.cba.ua.edu/~jlee/ (personal homepage) http://www.cba.ua.edu/~jlee/ec413 -513 (class homepage) Textbook There is no required textbook, but students are advised to buy one of the following books. J.H. Wilson and Barry Keating (WK), Business Forecasting with Accompanying Excel-Based ForecastX TM Software , 5 th edition, McGraw Hill, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-297967-1 [easy; This book will be used mostly for Lectures 1 – 4] Walter Enders, Applied Econometric Time Series , 3rd edition, Wiley, 2009. ISBN 978-0-470-50539-7 [medium/hard; recommended for advanced students, mostly for Lectures 5 – 8] Copies of my lecture notes will be provided. References Walter Enders (Handbook), RATS Handbook for Econometric Time Series , John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996. [Handbook for the RATS software; mostly for Lectures 5 – 8] (pdf files will be provided) Course Description Summary : “Survey of the analytical techniques used by economists to forecast the macro and micro levels of economic activity and the effects of public policy on the economy.”
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Requirement : “Computing proficiency is required for a passing grade in this course.” Goal : Upon completion of the course, students will be able to undertake forecasting, perform time series regressions, and test a variety of hypotheses involving time series data. Topics
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