Econometrics – ECON 620

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 07/27/2021

Course Description

This course provides the application of statistical methods to the testing and estimation of economic relationships. Statistical methods applied will include basic data analysis, regression analysis, and forecasting. Students will gain experience using leading statistical analysis software.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Econometrics is a valuable tool in business and economic empirical research. This course presents the theoretical as well as the practical knowledge in econometrics. By acquiring this knowledge, students will have the ability to conduct a sound empirical study.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and PowerPoint presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (6)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. The student will be presented with questions in dscussions. The student is required to answer the question in each discussion with at least 1 citation in current APA format. Each discussion thread must be at least 300 words. The student must also reply to 1 classmate’s thread and the reply must be at least 150 words.

Homework Assignments (8)

The student will be required to answer a set of end-of-chapter problems and exercises.

Read & Interact Textbook Assignments (10)

Within this course, students will be required to read and interact with the textbook within the third party platform, SmartBook. Student must complete each reading and item in the textbook in order to earn the points associated with the assigned reading and prior to completing any Homework Assignment.

Quizzes for a group of chapters (4)

Each quiz will cover the Learn material for the modules in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes. The student will have one opportunity to complete each quiz.