Intro to Econometrics
PREREQUISITES: ECON-UA 18 OR ECON-UA 9018 OR ECON-UA 20 And MATH-UA 212 OR MATH-UA 122 OR MATH-UA-123.
Application of statistics and economic theory to problems of formulating and estimating models of economic behavior. Matrix algebra is developed as the main tool of analysis in regression. Acquaints students with basic estimation theory and techniques in the regression framework and covers extensions such as specification error tests, heteroskedasticity, errors in variables, and simple time series models. An introduction to simultaneous equation modes and the concept of identification is provided.