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Economic Statistics

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
1 year, 4 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course equips students with basic skills in statistical analysis in economics and management. Student learn principles of sampe design, testing hypotheses, estimation of correlations. Exercises are based on business cases and datasets from business.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • • To teach students to use primary and secondary data sources properly and to correctly interpret and apply statistical information • To correctly present statistical data in tables and charts • To calculate numeric descriptive measures • To involve students into the statistical process starting from analyzing the data and going up to final conclusions and recommendations. • To engage students into practical use of statistical methods for decision making through case analysis, problem solving and individual project creation.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • • To know basic vocabulary of statistics • To be able to apply methods of statistical data analysis in managerial activities • To know limitations, advantages and disadvantages of methods used. • To use statistical software in descriptive statistics calculations and data analysis. • Clearly communicate statistical ideas both orally and in writing to a range of audiences, including the educated general public, to present data correctly using charts and tables
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • What is Statistics?
  • Presenting Data in Tables and Charts
  • Numerical Descriptive measure
  • Time-Series Data
  • Correlation analysis
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Home Assignments
  • non-blocking Oral Exam
    Final exam is a closed book, closed notes test to be held in the classroom (90 minutes, equal to 2 academic hours). Using course materials is not allowed. Online examination is possible.
  • non-blocking Current control
    Current control Assignments Number of works Percentage Total score per assignment Individual exercises 3 10 30 Group projects 1 30 30 Total: 60
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.6 * Oral Exam + 0.4 * Current control + 0 * Home Assignments
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Held, B., Moriarty, B., & Richardson, T. (2019). Microsoft Excel Functions and Formulas (Vol. Fifth edition). Dulles, Virginia: Mercury Learning & Information. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2051937
  • Калмыкова С. В., Ярошевская Е. Ю., Иванова И. А. - Работа с таблицами в Microsoft Excel: учебно-методическое пособие для вузов - Издательство "Лань" - 2021 - ISBN: 978-5-8114-7368-7 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/159478

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Соловьев В.И. - Анализ данных в экономике: Теория вероятностей, прикладная статистика, обработка и анализ данных в Microsoft Excel - КноРус - 2021 - 497с. - ISBN: 978-5-406-07987-4 - Текст электронный // ЭБС BOOKRU - URL: https://book.ru/book/938856