This course prepares students for analysis of economic data found in secondary sources such as the World Bank, The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organization of European Community for Development (OECD), and various U.S. government sources. Emphasis is placed on learning the basic tools of mathematical and statistical analysis with a goal to applying those tools to analyzing data for meaningful conclusion.
- Apply the basic tools of mathematical economics to single-variable optimization
- Apply such statistical techniques as time series and regression to arriving at meaningful conclusion
- Analyze economic issues of developed countries through data collected from such secondary sources as the OECD, the World Bank and the IMF
- Analyze developing economy issues through data collected from such sources as the World Bank and the IMF
- Analyze recent economic events using U.S. government data
- Analyze the global economic conditions using cross-section data
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