Applied Economics Statistics


  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0002 SEMESTER 6TH, 8TH
COURSE TITLE APPLIED ECONOMIC STATISTICS
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures and exercises  (3+2) 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL)

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
Upon the completion of the course the students;

·         should become capable of applying statistics to confront problems of economic theory

General capabilities
  • Analytical and Synthetical Thinking

 

  1. COURSE CONTENT
Derived distributions, (x square, t-student, F distribution)

sample distribution statistics,

Estimation, Confidence Interval estimation for mean, two means, variance, proportions.

Hypothesis Testing, Hypothesis Testing,Type I and Type II Errors,Power of a Test, Computing a test statistic,Making a decision about H0, Student t Distribution, Degrees of Freedom

categorical data analysis,

Homogeneity, Independence Test

Goodness of Fit Test (Xsquare, Kolmogorov – Smirnov Tes)t

linear models, OLS Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Correlation Coefficient, Coefficient of Determinant, Simple Linear Models, Non linear Models

time series analysis

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE §  Power point

§  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 39
Exercises 26
Individual study 60
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

Written exams at the end of the semester both on theory and exercises

Two tests are taken within the semester and the average of the grade of those tests is multiplied by 0,3 and is added to the grade of the final test. The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three. 2. Assignments are delegated to the students that are graded with ranking 0-2. The grade of this assignment is added to the final grade of the semester The precondition for the validity of this bonus is the grade of the final test to be equal or over three

 

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
§  Koutroumanidis Th., Zafeiriou E., Malesios Ch., Statistics II (in Greek)

§  Manos B. Applied Statistics (in Greek)

§  Batzios Ch.Statiscs in Education of Veterinary Science (in Greek)