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Course description
  SAMPLING AND DATA ANALYSIS

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2015-16

Sampling and Data Analysis is the third course of the subject "Quantitative Methods: Statistics and Econometrics", within the "Degree in Business Administration and Managment" of the Universidad de Alicante. The objective of this course, which is taught in English, is to study the basics of the econometrics techniques, which allow analyzing the relation between economic variables. Sampling and Data Analysis combines the study of econometric theory with practice sessions in which students apply the techniques to real data by using econometric software and reading applied econometrics literature, with a focus on applications to topics of international trade and labor economics.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG1 : Capacity to find and analyse information.
  • CG4 : Apply professional criteria based on using technical instruments to analyse problems.
  • CG5 : Capacity to make decisions by putting theoretical knowledge into practice.
  • CG6 : Obtain important information that is impossible for non-professionals to recognise from the data.
  • CG8 : Analyse problems using critical reasoning, without prejudices, precisely and rigorously.

 

General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA2 : Use computer tools and information and communications technology as a matter of course throughout one's professional career.
  • CGUA3 : Capacity for oral and written communication.

 

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE13 : Use significant economic-social data to apply the appropriate statistical and econometric tools to analyse companies in their context.
  • CE15 : Prepare decision-making in companies and organisations, especially at operational and tactical level.
  • CE3 : Use relevant computer records to evaluate the situation and possible evolution of a company.
  • CE4 : Issue consultancy reports on specific business and market situations.
  • CE5 : Draft overall management projects or projects dealing with functional areas of the company.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2015-16

The objective of this course is to study the basics of the econometrics techniques by combining the study of econometric theory with practice sessions in which students apply these techniques to real data using econometric software and reading applied econometrics literature.

 

 

General

Code: 22036
Lecturer responsible:
SERTI ., FRANCESCO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,20
Practical credits: 1,20
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Area: FOUNDATIONS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
    Theoretical credits: 1,2
    Practical credits: 1,2
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught