Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

ECON 418 001 (CRN: 22158)

ECONOMIC FORECASTING

Long Title: ECONOMIC FORECASTING
Department: Economics
Instructor: Sizova, Natalia
Meetings:
10:00AM - 10:50AM M BKH 229 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
10:00AM - 10:50AM WF SEW 101 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: (ECON 203 OR ECON 303 OR ECON 375) AND (ECON 209 OR ECON 309 OR ECON 446)
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 19
Enrollment data as of: 19-OCT-2021 10:01AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM M BKH 116
 
Description: Application of econometric techniques to problems in macroeconomics and financial economics. The course focuses on macroeconomic forecasting and test of economic theories using stationary and non-stationary time-series data. Methods include predictive regressions, vector autoregressions, impulse response functions, and variance decomposition. Tests and comparisons of forecast accuracy are also included. Projects will be completed in STATA.