Topics in Advanced Econometrics for Research Students

This information is for the 2016/17 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Francisco Hidalgo 32L.4.20 and Dr Taisuke Otsu 32L.4.25


This course is available on the MRes in Economics and MRes/PhD in Economics. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

See course content for EC485. Additionally, this course will examine more advanced theories and applications in Econometric Theory. Recent developments in the field will be discussed, giving students an insight into the process by which research is conducted, and suggesting fruitful areas for research.


20 hours of EC485 Topics in Advanced Econometrics lectures and 10 hours of EC518 lectures in each of the MT and the LT.

Indicative reading

See reading list for EC485. Additional readings will be recommended at the start of the course.


Exam (50%, duration: 2 hours) in the LT week 0.
Exam (50%, duration: 2 hours) in the main exam period.

Key facts

Department: Economics

Total students 2015/16: 2

Average class size 2015/16: Unavailable

Value: One Unit

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