EF3450 - Principles of Econometrics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester

CB2201 or FB2201

Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course introduces the basic principles and methods for econometric modelling and quantitative analysis of real data in economics, finance and related disciplines. It also enables students to use econometrics software packages which are essential for students who wish to pursue further studies or a professional career in economics, finance or related disciplines.
Real-world economic and finance data will be used in this course to help students to master different econometric methods. By combining the knowledge acquired in class with software skills students will be able to discover how to apply econometric models to test economic and finance theories, and to predict economic time series.  They will discover the econometrics tools and design econometric models to come up with effective solutions for a wide range of real-life questions.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Students are required to pass both coursework and examination components in order to pass the course.
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Economics and Finance