AI1178 Applied Mathematics and Statistics for Economists 6.0 credits

Tillämpad matematik och statistik för ekonomer

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Simple and multiple linear regression analysis with cross-section data
  • Linear algebra with economic applications
  • Multivariable analysis applied on economic models
  • Basic statistical analysis of time-series data

Intended learning outcomes *

After a passed course, the student should be able to:

  • Estimate linear regression models and carry out hypothesis tests by means of a computer
  • Interpret, analyse and present results based on linear regression analysis.
  • Perform mathematical tools to analyse microeconomic and macroeconomic models.
  • Solve and analyse economic optimization problems.

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

SF1627 Mathematics for Economists 9,0 hp or similar

AI1128 Economics of the Built Environment 7,5 hp or similar

AI1175 Basic Statistics for Economists  7.5 hp or similar

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Literature

  • Newbold, P.; Carlson, W; Thorne, B.: Statistics for Business and Economics, last edition, Pearson Education: Harlow.
  • Lecture notes and training materials, as well as datasets from mainly web-based data sources.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Assignment, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written Exam, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Included in the course:

• Lectures
• Exercises in lecture halls and computer rooms
• Group assignments with compulsory exams (and possibly other software like MATLAB)

Re-examination for a higher grade: There is no possibility to retake already passed (A-E) exams.

Other requirements for final grade *

Passed examinations: TEN1, INL1

Grade scale for entire course: A-F

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Bertram Steininger

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ABE/Banking and Finance

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.