Econometrics for Economists

Module code: ECON2560

Module description

This module provides an introduction to econometric methods for both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. The focus of the module will be twofold: i. The understanding of a variety of fundamental  econometric methods for analysing economic data with diverse structures (both quantitative and qualitative)  ii. The applications of these econometric methods to estimate empirical models This module will begin by a review of key statistical concepts and introducing different types of variable, the corresponding measures of  location, spread, variation, distribution, and the diverse structures of economics data. These will provide the building blocks for understanding the following association analysis, contingency table analysis as well as the  fundamental regression analysis.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures/Workshops: 22 hours
  • Seminars: Weekly


  • Assignment: 50%
  • Coursework: 50%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books