Short Description

The unit aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and appreciate the findings of the empirical academic literature in a variety of areas within economics. Extend the knowledge gained from Applied Econometrics A to cover a range of different applications/estimation scenarios.

You’ll learn to:

  • Use the recommended econometric software to undertake their own empirical investigation
  • Understand the differences between cross-section, time series and panel data and be able to select suitable estimation methods
  • Apply diagnostic tests as appropriate to the type of data and econometric model
  • Interpret the results of estimated models