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Salem, Oregon 97301

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ECON 452 (QA) Introduction to Econometrics and Forecasting (1)

This course examines advanced statistical methods used to quantify economic and business phenomena. Topics include regression, regression specification and functional form, multicolinearity, serial correlation, heteroskedasticity, exponential smoothing, seasonal adjustment and simultaneous equations. Skill in combining economic theory and available data to produce estimates using computer statistical routines will be developed.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning

Prerequisite: ECON 122, ECON 123 and ECON 230, MATH 141 or equivalent.

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Frew, Negri, Sivers Boyce