Economics Quantitatively Treated 1

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economics Quantitatively Treated 1

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Algebra, Calculus, Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Content:

    This module provides an introduction to mathematical and statistical techniques;
    students are prompted to appreciate how mathematical reasoning is used in economics
    and develop skills in the numerical, graphical and statistical analysis of economic data.

    Topics covered include:
    ? Introductory maths and basic algebra
    ? Linear functions
    ? Applications of linear equations in economics
    ? Non-linear equations
    ? Calculus
    ? Sources of data and sampling methodologies
    ? Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics.
    ? Calculation and interpretation of measures of location and variation
    ? Introduction to the normal probability distribution
    ? Probability theory and statistical inference
    ? The application of elementary smoothing and decomposition methods to
    time-series data.
    ? Construction and interpretation of index numbers.

    Teaching: Lectures and seminars

    Assessment:
    STUDY OPTION 1:
    ? 1 hour in-class Test
    ? 1500 word Report
    ? 2 hour Exam
    STUDY OPTION 2:
    Alternative assessment (tbc)

    Study Option 1 = Whole Year
    Study Option 2 = Autumn
    Study Option 3 = Spring/summer

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