Each week’s Lecture will be recorded using Zoom, and will be uploaded to the iLearn space before an online meeting that will be scheduled at the normal lecture time (i.e. starting at 6 pm, Monday). The online (Zoom) meetings will be used for questions and discussions on the uploaded topic. The meeting will last up to one hour.
Tutorial questions will be made available on the iLearn space. Detailed solutions will be provided. The online meetings will also be used for questions and discussions on tutorial questions.
Required and Recommended Texts and/or Materials
The recommended texts for the unit are
J.M. Wooldridge, M. Wadud, J. Lye, and R. Joyeux (2021) Introductory Econometrics: Asia-Pacific Edition, 2nd ed., Cengage
R. Carter Hill, W.E. Griffiths, and G.C. Lim (2018) Principles of Econometrics, 5th ed., John Wiley & Sons
Lecture slides will be provided on the unit home page.
Technology Used and Required
- Students will require a non-programmable calculator for exercises, test and the final examination. Students will also require access to a computer, on which the following programs are installed.
- Gretl: It is free, open-source software. Visit the Gretl website: http://gretl.sourceforge.net/, and choose the operating system of your computer from the menu on the left-hand side. Download and install the program onto the computer. Download also the manual and all the data for practice. Students are required to be able to use this program to answer exercise, test and assignment questions. Students are also required to understand its outputs.
- An internet browser, such as Firefox or Internet Explorer, to access iLearn.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader: to read course material downloaded from iLearn. This program can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com/downloads/.
Unit web page
Useful information and some course material will be made available on the learning management system (iLearn): ilearn.mq.edu.au. Visit the homepage regularly for new information, course material and announcements.