2023-2024 Catalog

ECON 253 Fundamentals of Econometrics

This course focuses on building multiple regression models useful for testing economic theories and making business forecasts. Topics include simple and multiple regression, dummy variables, multicollinearity, heteroscedasticity, serial correlation, and binary dependent variable models. The coursework includes extensive use of statistical software packages and large data sets. Students who receive credit for 253 may not receive credit for ECON 365. Similarly, students who receive credit for ECON 365 may not receive credit for 253.


ECON 251 or 252 and MATH 186