IĀS207 Economic Statistics

Code IĀS207
Name Economic Statistics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty Department of International Business, Transport Economics and Logistics
Academic staff Ingūna Jurgelāne-Kaldava, Ieva Suškeviča, Evija Liepa
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course obtains tasks and organization of statistics. The course covers the tasks which include statistical observation, grouping, tabulation, data plotting, absolute, relative and average variation parameters, dynamic time series and implementation of the theory in practice..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the course is to give knowledge about statistical methods and their application in analysis of economic and business processes, in order to determine regularities and development trends in industries of national economy. Objectives of the course are to obtain theoretical knowledge about specific statistical methods; to understand the process of gathering the statistical information; to understand the contents and calculation methods of statistical indicators; to be able to use statistical methods in analysis of economic and business processes, as well as in scientific work.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To be proficient in statistical data, to be able to evaluate and make analysis - Tests on the studied materials
To be able to show comprehension and use statistical methods in research. To be able to show comprehension about the acquired results, to explain, argument and substantiate them - Exam, including theoretical and practical parts
Course prerequisites The Subject is based on the knowledge obtained in Economics.

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