Research Methods (ECOM90022)
Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)
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This subject provides an overview of research methodology. It aims to introduce a range of skills that are likely to be encountered during the completion of a Research Project as well as in future research and professional work. These skills will include identifying and applying the appropriate econometric techniques, collecting data, examining the relevant literature and employing effective presentation techniques of results.
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On successful completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Identify the key components of applied econometrics research;
- Identify the bibliographic and data sources relevant to a research question;
- Critically evaluate the literature relevant to research question;
- Effectively communicate research findings; and
- Demonstrate awareness of ethical approaches to research and work practices.
- High level of development: interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information.
- Moderate level of development: accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas; written and oral communication.
- Some level of development: collaborative learning; problem solving; use of computer software.
Last updated: 3 November 2022