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EC 3023
MATHEMATICAL & STATISTICAL METHODS IN ECONOMICS
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr J D Skatun

Pre-requisite(s): EC 2003 and EC 2503.

This course is a course in two parts. The first section deals with the use of Mathematics in Economic Modelling, whilst the second section introduces basic Statistical concepts and regression analysis.

1 three-hour lectures per week (Mon 13:00, Tuesday 14:00- 16:00), 1 one-hour tutorial every week, and 1 one-hour computer workshop in week 24.

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour examination (80%); continuous assessment (20%) consisting of a best of two mathematical quiz marks (4%), end of mathematical section test (6%), best of two statistical quiz marks (4%) and end of statistical section test (6%).

Resit: 1 three-hour written examination (100%).