Applied Statistics

Course content:

  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferences Statistics
  • Relations between Economic Variables
  • Analysis and Prognosis of Economic Time Series
  • Indices and Differences, Price Statistics

 

Recommended literature and other sources:

DARREL HUFF: How to lie with statistics, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1993, ISBN 0-393-31072-8

CHARLES H. BRASE, CORRINNE PELLILLO BRASE: Understanding Basic Statistics, 6th ed., ISBN 978-1111827021 (available here: https://books.google.cz/books?id=1ltK4B_cEn8C&redir_esc=y )

ENRICO GIOVANNINI: Understanding economic statistics: an OECD perspective, Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2008, ISBN 978-92-64-03312-2 (download available here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264046986-en )

http://www.cnb.cz/en/index.html (Czech Central bank),

http://www.mfcr.cz/en/ (Czech Ministry of Finance),

https://www.czso.cz/csu/czso/home (Czech Statistical Office),

http://www.mpsv.cz/en/ (Czech Ministry of Labour),

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (Eurostat)