This module has as its base the analysis and methods of time series data for the purpose of research and policy-making. Key to this module is the investigation and correction of problems of time series data. Econometric treatment in the context of these time series properties will be analyzed at a theoretical level and applied empirically. Students will be given opportunities to carry out empirical studies using Eviews, Excel Add-ins, SPSS and R statistical packages.
This module introduces students to the dynamics of planning, development, implementation, monitoring and the evaluation process of policy making. It focuses on the key elements used in policy making by familiarizing students with the basic knowledge, tools and analytical skills that are necessary in developing and evaluating economic policy.