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Module Detailed Information for [BSP4513]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 1
Correct as at 21 Nov 2018 20:00

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Module Title : Econometrics: Theory and Practical Business Applications
Module Description : This course is tailored to introduce students to the science and art of building and using econometric models. It is particularly useful for students doing quantitatively oriented projects. It hopes to prepare future officers, executives and managers for responsibilities in monitoring, analysing and forecasting trends and business development in their respective industries. Students will be refreshed and equipped with some fundamental economic concepts of statistical tools right from the beginning so as to follow the course comfortably. Models such as CAPM, returns to schooling, term structure of interest rates are used to convey the theoretical and practical aspects of this course. Moreover, the course emphasises hands-on learning involving students in tutorial sessions and exercises to formulate models, estimate them with the Window-based econometric software (EVIEWS), and practice analytical interpretation.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : BSP1005 Managerial Economics; or IS3240 Economics of e-Business
Preclusion : EC2303 Foundations for Econometrics EC3303 Econometrics I EC3304 Econometrics II EC4305 Appled Econometrics
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-4-3
Remarks : Nil
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B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

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