QUANTITATIVE METHODS AND TOOLS

ECO4QMT

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students are introduced to the quantitative tools such as, for example, MATLAB and Mathematica used to undertake quantitative research in economics and econometrics. Aplications using MATLAB packages and Mathematica scripts are presented. Students are introduced to the mathematics used in Dynamic Programing and are shown how to apply these techniques using MATLAB and Mathematica. Aplications in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics are covered.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHeidi Ryoo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ECO2CFC and ECO2MFG and (ECO1EME or ECO2IQA or equivalent)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeidi Ryoo

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

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1. Three 1500 word assignments100