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INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
HIT332 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to build foundation to provide solutions for various economic problems based on statistics and to evaluate what needs to be done in order to make the right decisions during the economic forecasts for the future.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as in Multiple Regression, deviations from assumptions, autocorrelation, multiple linear connection, changing variance autoregressive models, distributed lagged models, dummy variable, systems of simultaneous equation.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the basic econometric concepts
Explain the econometrics-related terms, forecast and prediction techniques through case studies
Use the basic econometric estimation methods for future economic forecasts
Analyze the validity of economic theory by using econometric techniques
Compare the relationships between economic variables in econometric terms

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Definition, Goals, Steps In Econometrics Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
2 Reading Simple Linear Regression Analysis: Population Regression Function And Sample Regression Function Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
3 Reading Least Squares Methods And Assumptions Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
4 Reading Least Squares Features Of Estimators Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
5 Reading Confidence Intervals And Hypothesis Tests Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
6 Reading Confidence Intervals And Hypothesis Tests (Cont.) Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
7 Reading Individual Prediction And Average Prediction Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Function Patterns In Regression Analysis Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
10 Reading Maximum Likelihood Method Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
11 Reading Multiple Regression Analysis: Notation And Assumptions Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
12 Reading Hypothesis Tests In Multiple Regression Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
13 Reading Hypothesis Tests In Multiple Regression (Cont.) Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
14 Reading Tests With two Regression Coefficients Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
15 Reading Limited Least Squares And Comparison Of Two Regression Lecture & Question and Answer & Surveying
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Wooldridge, J. M. (2013). Ekonometriye Giris 1 - Modern Yaklasim. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Publications
Wooldridge, J. M. (2013). Ekonometriye Giris 2 - Modern Yaklasim. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Publications

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
0
2
List the main features of communication in items.
0
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
3
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
5
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
4
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
0
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
0
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.
0

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 3 42
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 14 2 28
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 7 7
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 6 6
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 46 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0