ECON90055 Computational Economics
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of lectures and seminars per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Approval of Department of Economics Graduate Programs Director.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Undergraduate preparation in calculus and linear algebra.
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|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorAssoc Prof Christopher Skeels
|Subject Overview:|| |
This course is an advanced introduction to computational methods for economists, methods that increasingly play an essential role in applied economic research. Students will learn to formulate and to solve structural economic models and to apply these methods to substantive issues in econometrics, industrial organisation, labour economics, and macroeconomics. The course emphasises both theoretical knowledge of computational methods and practical skills. Programming will be done in MATLAB.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
By the end of this course, students will have received a detailed introduction to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Judd, K. Numerical Methods in Economics, MIT Press.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
|Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics |
Doctor of Philosophy - Business and Economics