Economics Applied econometrics

Applied econometrics involves the use of statistical methods with economic data. Its aim is to give empirical content to economic relations.

Researchers & goals

Applied econometrics is done by many researchers within the Department of Economics, including:

The goal of the applied econometrics research group is to produce research papers for publication in academic journals or policy research through the Fraser of Allander Institute.

Areas of research

Our researchers produce papers in a wide variety of areas with recent contributions in the following fields:

  • Bayesian methods in econometrics
  • big data methods in macroeconomics
  • multiple imputation methods for cross-country panel data
  • foreign direct investment and economic growth using cross-country data sets
  • time series econometrics
  • spatial econometrics for environmental and criminological applications