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Area/Catalogue
ECON 2015

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
174272

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

To provide students with an introduction to empirical methods that are widely used in the analysis of business data and in business research, and to extend their understanding of the rationale for use of such techniques and their limitations.

Course content

Introduction of statistical analysis and techniques required in cross-sectional and time-series modelling. The application and limitations of techniques used in the analysis of data. Regression modelling techniques: concepts, applications, interpretation, and limitations. Use of appropriate computer software. Alternative methods of reporting and using analytical results.

Textbooks

Koop, Gary 2013, Analysis of Economic Data, 4th edn, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ECON 1010 UO Principles of Economics
MATH 1075 UO Quantitative Methods for Business

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, ONLINE ACTIVITY
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Case study, Portfolio, Report

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 4C)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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