Credits: 6

Schedule: 07.01.2020 - 18.02.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Tuukka Saarimaa

Matti Sarvimäki

Otto Toivanen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III Spring (2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After this course, the student will have a basic understanding of the use of statistical methods in the analysis of economic phenomena.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Measuring economic phenomena. Summarizing economic data using descriptive statistics: mean, median, covariance, histogram. The use of actual economic data: register data, public databases, big data. Understanding statistical dependence and causality.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Final examination and exercises.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

In total 160h, consisting of lectures and exercise sessions and independent work.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes and other suitable material.

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

No prerequisites

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is available only for students studying in the Bachelor's programme in Economics. Maximum number of students is 40.


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