The primary objective of the module is to teach basic statistical concepts and methods. The course is organized as an interaction between theoretical understanding and practical application. The course equips students with basic skills in data analysis which are required for analyzing socio-economic issues as well as learning more advanced methods in advanced semesters. In this regard, the course also teaches the use of a statistical program, R.
Upon the completion of this course students are expected to be able to investigate and interpret the basic statistical properties of any socio-economic data. Students should be able to formulate an appropriate hypothesis and test it using various statistical procedures. The students are expected to use various digital tools to report their analyses.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For further information see §17.
|Name of exam||Statistics for Economists|
|Type of exam|
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Statistik for økonomer|
|Language of instruction||Danish and English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics (cand.oecon)|
|Department||Aalborg University Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|