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Career skills in economics

Career skills in economics

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Adva...   More

Econometric theory

Econometric theory

As taught Autumn 2011 ‘Econometric Theory’ Module Guide Module Code: L14003 Total Credits: 15 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: postgraduate Level The content presented here provides information for prospective students on module L14003 – ‘Econometric Theory’, offered by the School of Economics, University of Nottingham....   More

Improving the health of the population and evidence based medicine

Improving the health of the population and evidence based medicine

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module has two essential components: Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health. Evidence-Based Medicine was introduced as a new discipline because traditionally the teaching of medicine was heavily reliant on an apprentices...   More

Levels of measurement

Levels of measurement

Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.   More

Protocol and project modules

Protocol and project modules

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This resource presents a number of postgraduate courses that are offered by the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health: Applied Epidemiology Public Health Public Health (International Health) It covers the work Masters s...   More

Quantitative economics 2

Quantitative economics 2

As taught Autumn Semester 2010 The module introduces those statistical methods and concepts most applicable in economics. There are no pre-requisites: In particular, no previous knowledge of statistics will be assumed. The analysis of economic data necessarily proceeds in an environment where there is uncertainty about the processes that gene...   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : central tendency

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : central tendency

Statistical data have a tendency to cluster around some central point. How do we determine this point? Is there just one way of doing it or more than one?   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display

Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction

Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution

One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation

A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign

Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?   More

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability

Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability

Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?   More

Time series economics

Time series economics

As taught Spring 2011 ‘Time Series Economics'' Module Guide Module Code: L14020 Total Credits: 15 Offering School: Economics Suitable for study at: postgraduate Level The content presented here provides information for prospective students on module L14020 – ‘Time Series Economics’, offered by the School of Economics, University of Nott...   More

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