Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Basic knowledge of “Statistical Inference"

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Duration and temporal location within the curriculum:

    The module includes 4 general subjects and 6 courses, being the subjects of Mathematics for Economics and Business and Descriptive Statistics basic character, and Information Systems for Management, Statistical Inference and Econometrics mandatory, covering all degree courses, from 1st to 4th. Econometrics etymologically means measuring the economy, which serves as an overview of the content of this subject. Coursed in the first quarter of the fourth year of Business Administration and Management; itsstudy is directly related to the development of various skills, generic and specific. With this module, students achieve the homogenization of knowledge in basic science to further promote the transfer of credits between qualifications.

    General objectives:

    a.Understand and interpret key aspects of the econometric analysis through the compression of economic and business environment.

    b.Understand and interpret key models and econometric techniques :linear regression and nonlinear dynamic modeling , panel data and time series.

    c. Being able to search and interpret financial data using econometric analysis tool.

    d. Develop critical thinking and professional students to issue advisory reports on specific situations of economics and business, usingeconometric analysis.

    e. Accustom the students to use information technology ( spreadsheet or statistical software).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.