ECON214-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Data Analytics for Business Economics

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


This course teaches basic skills in econometrics, which is the statistical analysis of economic data. You will learn how to (i) develop a regression model, (ii) estimate it, and (iii) interpret it. General topics that we will cover include OLS regression, prediction, dummy variables, model specification, model selection, robust standard errors, time series forecasting, endogeneity, and qualitative choice models (logit and probit). Two thirds of the course utilizes the statistical software package Eviews and emphasizes application. The remainder teaches EXCEL skills.


(1) ECON104 or ECON105; and (2) 15 points from STAT


Course Coordinator

Bob Reed


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Weekly Empirical Assignments 5% Due every Thursday
Case Studies 20% Due every Friday
Final Exam 20%
Second Term Test 03 Jun 2021 35%
First Term Test 31 Mar 2022 25%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $845.00

International fee $3,975.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

All ECON214 Occurrences

  • ECON214-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022