Faculty of Business and Economics
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Economics|
|Organisational Unit||Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2014 (Day)|
Malaysia First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2014 (Day)
|Coordinator(s)||Professor Brett Inder|
Presentation and analysis of grouped and ungrouped data using tables, charts and measures of location and dispersion; standardisation techniques, including index numbers, with application to share price indices and the CPI; analysis of relationships between variables using simple and multiple regression; extensions to multiple regression, including nonlinear and categorical explanatory variables and time series data with applications to forecasting; main ideas of probability theory as a foundation for statistical inference; concept of sampling as a way of capturing uncertainty about data; estimators and their properties; constructing and interpreting confidence intervals; fundamentals of hypothesis testing, testing hypotheses about the mean, difference between means and the slope, including analysis of variance.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 30%
Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester
Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 0023, 0169, 0170, 0179, 0542, 0546, 0548, 1185, 1319, 1320, 1469, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2026, 2630, 3050, 3176, 3178, 3804, 3805, 3823, 3830, 3834, 4097, 4403, 4410, 4417, 4419, 4425, 4428, 4615 or 4097.