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Research Methods for Business and Finance

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Module Convenor:  Hong Li

Module Content:
Using applications to China
Differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods
Basic data handling
Correlation
Simple regression
Statistical aspects of regression
Multiple regression and hypothesis testing
Regression with lagged explanatory variable
Regression with dummy variables

Module Aims:
The module aims to develop students' abilities to formulate researchable questions within a framework of financial economics, apply a statistical method to researching these problems and understand the relationship between theory testing and empirical evidence.

Module Assessment:
Project 1, Research Project Outline (25%); Project 2, Final Project (70%); Examination, in-class (5%)


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