IET301 Methodology of Economic Research

Code IET301
Name Methodology of Economic Research
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Economics
Academic staff Juris Saulītis, Līga Kamola
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Concept of Scientific Research. Research methods. Research methods and methodology. Quantitative and qualitative research. Structure of research. Layout of the research work. Research ethics. Report presentation. Methods of generating ideas..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To determine economic research methods and to be able to use them in research. To be aware of the types, structure and course of research.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to define the key concepts and to understand the regularities in selection of research methods - In the course of discussion expose the knowledge, demonstrating understanding of terms. Exam.
Able to distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research methods. - Perform the tasks of classifying the methods
Able to choose relevant research methods to conduct the study - The choice of research methods in the studies that meet course requirements
A student knows how to collect, systematize and analyze the obtained results, draw conclusions and make proposals - A developed study. Conclusions and proposals that reflect student's knowledge
Course prerequisites The course is based on general knowledge obtained in the course of Bachelour Studies.

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