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# Economic Statistics

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

### 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

• • 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

• • 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

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

#### Assessment Elements

• Home Assignments
• 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.
• 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

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

#### 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