Area of Study
Taught In English
? For study options 1 or 2, substantial previous university-level study of statistical
techniques is required.
? For study option 3, in addition to the above requirement, prior successful study
of econometrics is required.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
This module provides fundamental knowledge on statistical techniques and their
applications to real world data. On successful completion of the module students will be
able to demonstrate quantitative analytic skills for assessment of economic theories with
Topics covered include:
? Review of Probability and Statistics
? Linear Regression with a Single Regressor
? Linear Regression with Multiple Regressors
? Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Intervals
? Nonlinear Regression Functions
? Introduction to Time Series Regression
? Limited Dependent Models
? Instrumental Variable Regression
? Regression with Panel Data
Teaching: Lectures, seminars and computing sessions
STUDY OPTION 1:
? Final Exam
? A selection of submitted problem sets also provides formative and summative
STUDY OPTION 2/3:
Alternative assessment (tbc)
Study Option 1 = Whole Year
Study Option 2 = Autumn
Study Option 3 = Spring/summer
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.