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Analysis of Economic Data

Application of statistical concepts to the analysis of economic data, with attention to Canadian sources. Regression analysis and the use of spreadsheets are included. Topics may also include index numbers.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes Language?: No

Jeffrey S. Racine

Professor, Department of Economics | Professor, Graduate Program in Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics | Senator William McMaster Chair in Econometrics | Fellow of Journal of Econometrics | Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Econometrics | Associate Editor, Econometric Reviews

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1B03, ECON 1BB3 (or ARTSSCI 2E03); and one of MATH 1F03, MATH 1K03, Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors U (or Grade 12 Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus U); and STATS 1L03 or Grade 12 Mathematics of Data Management U. Antirequisite(s): COMMERCE 2QA3, GEOG 3MB3. Not open to students with credit or registration in ARTSSCI 2R03, CHEMENG 4C03, ELECENG 3TQ4, HTHSCI 2A03, MATLS 3J03, POLSCI 3N06 A/B, 3NN3, PNB 2XE3, 3XE3, SOCIOL 3H06 A/B, STATS 2B03, 2D03, 2MB3, 3Y03 *As of Fall 2018, SocSci 2J03 is no longer considered equivalent to Econ 2B03*