20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module introduces dual honours economics students to Statistics and Econometrics and in particular how they are used in economics, to investigate economic relationships and to test economic theories. The first part of the module describes the key statistical ideas and methods that economics students need to know, and provides opportunities to practise their use. The second part of the module focusses on econometrics, providing students with the knowledge of how to model economic data, again with opportunities to develop practical experience in this area.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students on dual degree programmes with Economics listed on page 2ECN130 and ECN118 or ECN119

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Economics):

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