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KEBU 2005A - Statistics for Business and Economics

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 12

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

The purpose of the course is to provide students with the elementary statistical and econometric background to undertake empirical analysis in academics, as well as in corporate and financial institutions. The course is designed to introduce basic tools to analyze linear relationships among qualitative and quantitative, economic and financial variables. Basic concepts of probability and statistics, including parameters estimate and hypothesis testing, will be covered during the first weeks of the course. The second part of the course will be dedicated to the linear regression theory and forecasting. Theoretical lectures will be supported by examples and empirical exercises.


MOGLIANI, Mattéo (Economist, Banque de France)

Pedagogical format

Each lecture introduces theoretical tools and exercises for illustrative purposes.

Course validation

Evaluation based on final exam (outside teaching schedule).


6 sessions of 2h (12h). Credits 2

Required reading

Strother, S.C. and Griego, O., Statistics for Business and Economics, Cognella Academic Publishing, 2011.

Additional required reading

  • Wooldridge J.M., Introductory econometrics, South-Western College Pub., 2003
  • Stock J.H. and Watson, M. W., Introduction to Econometrics, 3rd Ed., Addison-Wesley Series in Economics, 2011