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Basic Statistics for Economists

This course gives you an introduction to the basic principles of statistics and an overview of the methods that can be useful in economic applications. You will learn the basics for making market surveys, compile data for decision making and basic econometric methods.

The course provides basic knowledge of the planning and execution of statistical research and its selection methods. You will learn how to locate data sources, and to utilize suitable the data as a basis for statistical decision making. You will also learn the basics for constructing a questionnaire and how to present the results. The course gives you an introduction in how to identify, solve and interpret elementary statistical problems with economic applications.