Course: Statistics for Economist I

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Course title Statistics for Economist I
Course code KSY/STA1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Öhm Jan, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Rozkovec Jiří, Mgr.
  • Gurinová Kateřina, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Hovorková Valentová Vladimíra, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures (topics): 1. Introduction to descriptive statistics, basic statistical terms and concepts. 2. Elementary methods of data processing. 3. Descriptive measures. 4. Introduction to probability, basic terms. 5. Random event and its probability. 6. Random variable, its typology and characteristics. 7. Discrete random variables - typology. 8. Continuous random variables - typology. 9. Introduction to mathematical statistics, point estimations. 10. Interval estimations. 11. Hypotheses testing, basic terms. 12. Parametric tests. 13. Nonparametric tests. Seminars (topics): 14. Basic work with the program STATGRAPHICS. 15. Frequency distribution tables, graphical data processing. 16. Calculation and interpretation of statistical characteristics. 17. Application of the rules for calculating probabilities. 18. Distribution of random variables, the calculation of basic characteristics. 19. Distribution of discrete random variables. 20. Distribution of continuous random variables. 21. Processing data from surveys and point estimates. 22. Interval estimation, the minimum sample size. 23. Parametric tests. 24. Nonparametric tests.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To acquaint students with the elements of descriptive statistics, probability and mathematical statistics.
Ability to use basic procedures of treating data, theory of probability and basic knowledge of data analysis obtained from statistical surveys.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of Mathematics I, Mathematics II and common computer skills.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Written credit test
Recommended literature
  • Statistický program STATGRAPHICS CENTURION XVII..
  • ARTLOVÁ, M., BÍLKOVÁ, D., JAROŠOVÁ, E., POUROVÁ, Z. Příklady k předmětu Statistika A. 1.vyd. VŠE Praha. Praha, 2001. ISBN 80-245-0178-3.
  • CYHELSKÝ, L., KAHOUNOVÁ, J., HINDLS, R. Elementární statistická analýza. 2. vyd. Management Press. Praha, 1999. ISBN 80-7261-003-1.
  • GURINOVÁ, K., HOVORKOVÁ VALENTOVÁ V. Základy práce s programem STATGRAPHICS Centurion XVI. 1. vyd. Technická univerzita v Liberci. Liberec, 2011. ISBN 978-80-7372-810-6.
  • HEBÁK, P., KAHOUNOVÁ, J. Počet pravděpodobnosti v příkladech. 5.vyd. Informatorium. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-733-040-7.
  • HINDLS, R., HRONOVÁ, S., SEGER, J., FISCHER, J. Statistika pro ekonomy 8. vydání. Professional Publishing. Praha, 2007. ISBN 978-80-86946-43-6.
  • MAREK, L. et. al. Statistika v příkladech. 1. vyd. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7431-118-5.
  • SEGER, J., HINDL, R. Statistické metody v tržním hospodářství. 1. vyd. Victoria Publishing. Praha, 2005. ISBN 80-7187-058-7.
  • SEGER, J., HINDLS, R., HRONOVÁ, S. Statistika v hospodářství. 1. vyd. ETC Publishing. Praha, 1998. ISBN 80-86006-56-5.


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