ECON3018J Advanced Econometrics

Academic Year 2022/2023

This course provides a rigorous introduction to modern econometric methods. The course will focus upon the underlying statistical models used in applied econometrics work, so that students understand when particular methods are likely to be adequate or not given the specific research question at hand.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module, students should have a thorough understanding of the econometrics methods used in modern econometrics and be able to critically assess the advantages or disadvantages of using one method over another.

Indicative Module Content:

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning








Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
We will have lectures and homework assignments on topics presented in class.

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
BDIC1034J - College English 1, BDIC1035J - College English 2, BDIC1036J - College English 3, BDIC1037J - College English 4, BDIC1047J - English for Uni Studies BDIC, BDIC1048J - English Gen Acad Purposes BDIC, BDIC2007J - English for Spec Acad Purposes, BDIC2015J - Acad Wrt & Comm Skills

Additional Information:
This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses.

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Mutliple choice questions and problems to solve analytically. Week 7 n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No


Examination: Mutliple choice questions and problems to solve analytically. 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Solutions to midterm and homework assignments will be provided and discussed in class.

Name Role
Lena Specht Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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