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# Economic Statistics

2019/2020
ENG
Instruction in English
5
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
2 year, 3, 4 module

#### Instructors

Averyanova, Yuliya

Aleksandrova, Ekaterina

Bagranova, Venera

Купера Александра Валерьевна

### 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

• be able to design sample for the survey or data collection
• be able to use distributions for analytical purposes
• be able to create statistical distributions
• be able to test hypotheses
• be able to estimate correlation coefs
• be able to draw conclusions based on statistical analysis

#### Expected Learning Outcomes

• to be able to apply quantitative research methods in the field of business studies
• be able to demonstrate knowledge of descriptive statistics and data visualization
• be able to calculate confidence intervals
• be able to find probability distributions for discrete events

#### Course Contents

• Introduction
• Descriptive Statistics
• Confidence Intervals
• Testing Hypotheses
• Compare Two Populations
• ANOVA
• Correlation
• Chi-Square
• Nonparametric Methods
• Surveys
• Sampling
• Indices I
• Indices II
• Time Series
• Cluster Analysis

• Test 1
• Test 2
• Minitest 1
• Minitest 2
• Minitest 3
• Test 3

#### Interim Assessment

• Interim assessment (4 module)
0.1 * Minitest 1 + 0.1 * Minitest 2 + 0.1 * Minitest 3 + 0.15 * PracticalTask + 0.25 * Test 1 + 0.1 * Test 2 + 0.2 * Test 3

#### Recommended Core Bibliography

• Fraser C. Business statistics for competitive advantage with Excel 2016: basics, model building, simulation and cases. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, 2016. 475 с.
• Biswas, D. (2019). Probability and Statistics: Volume I. [N.p.]: New Central Book Agency. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2239779
• Denis, D. J. (2016). Applied Univariate, Bivariate, and Multivariate Statistics. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1091881
• Denis, Daniel J. (2015). Applied Univariate, Bivariate and Multivariate Statistics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4338227
• Statistics and Causality : Methods for Applied Empirical Research, edited by Wolfgang Wiedermann, and Eye, Alexander von, John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=4530803.
• Stowell, Sarah (2014). Using R for Statistics. Apress. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-1-4842-0139-8

#### Recommended Additional Bibliography

• Bertail, P., Blanke, D., Cornillon, P.-A., & Matzner-Løber, E. (2019). Nonparametric Statistics : 3rd ISNPS, Avignon, France, June 2016. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2044916
• Bruce, P. C. (2014). Introductory Statistics and Analytics : A Resampling Perspective. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=923330
• Dekking F. M. et al. A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics: Understanding why and how. – Springer Science & Business Media, 2005. – 488 pp.
• Pearl, J., Glymour, M., & Jewell, N. P. (2016). Causal Inference in Statistics : A Primer. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1161971