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Unformatted text preview: Lahore University of Management Sciences FINN 321 Econometrics Spring 2011 Instructor Salman Khan Room No. 315 (PDC) Office Hours To be decided Email Salman.firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone 35608394 Secretary/TA TBA TA Office Hours To be decided Course URL (if any) Course Basics Credit Hours 4 Lecture(s) Nbr of Lec(s) Per Week 2 Duration 1Hour50Min Recitation/Lab (per week) Nbr of Lec(s) Per Week Duration Tutorial (per week) Nbr of Lec(s) Per Week Duration Course Distribution Core Elective Open for Student Category Close for Student Category COURSE DESCRIPTION As the first course in the econometrics sequence and aims to provide a sound foundation for more advanced level courses in this area. The course focuses on regression analysis, the main tool of econometrics. Specifically, simple and multiple regression analysis are treated in-depth and in a range of empirical illustrations. A careful attention is given to estimation and inference. Additionally, topics include treatment of dummy variables, model selection, multicollinearity, heteroscedasticity and omitted variable bias, issues that are most frequently encountered in empirical analysis. The course also contains a brief statistics review and guidelines on that are most frequently encountered in empirical analysis....
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