Economics

Statistics Project

Module code: L1069
Level 6
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Workshop
Assessment modes: Report

This module provides an opportunity for you to make use of the statistical techniques you may have learnt on the Statistics for Economists module. You will be required to submit a project based on your own research, having gathered your own data (either from primary or secondary sources). You will be able to choose a topic of interest to yourselves and will receive supervision during the course of the term.

Module learning outcomes

  • Have demonstrated a systematic understanding of quantitative techniques appropriate to the study of economics or finance (as appropriate)
  • Have displayed a knowledge of sources and content of economic information and data, and appreciate their use in research
  • Have demonstrated the ability to carry out self-directed study and research, understand the limitations and be able to comment upon research outputs.
  • Have learned to understand the importance of, and be able to construct, rigorous argument to help evaluate ideas, including those at the forefront of research.