## 27509 - Statistics I

### Syllabus Information

2017/18
Subject:
27509 - Statistics I
Faculty / School:
109 - Facultad de Economía y Empresa
Degree:
449 - Degree in Finance and Accounting
ECTS:
6.0
Year:
1
Semester:
Second semester
Subject Type:
Basic Education
Module:
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### 5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process of this subject is based on a set of theoretical and practical sessions using the blackboard and the computer resources.

There are programmed several types of learning activities in order to achieve the objectives of the subject.

#### (****) Personal tutorials: These tutorials will have located in the teacher’s office by appointment and will be devoted to solve particular doubts about concepts, problems, etc previously explained in the theoretical and practical sessions.

Platform Moodle 2.0 will be used  to publish all the theoretical and practical materials and all the information about the development of the subject along time.

Teaching activities (in credits ECTS): 6 ECTS=150h

 Activities Teaching hours Hours of personal work Total Theoretical sessions (one group) Practical computer sessions (two subgroups) Practical blackboard sessions (two subgroups)   Practical P6 (two subgroups) Computer Tests (four subgroups) Final exam 30 22 4   4 2 3 30 43 6   6 60 65 10   10 2 3 TOTAL 65 85 150

### 5.3. Syllabus

Lesson 1: Statistical Methods in Business and Economics

Introductio. Historical Evolution. Concept of Estadístics. The statistical method. Statistics in Business and Economics

Lesson 2: Scales of Measurement and Information Sources

Introduction. Information Sources. Basic Concepts. Data and variables. Scales of Measurement.

Lesson 3: Describing Univariate Data: Frequency Tables and Graphic Presentation.

Frequency Tables. Graphical Presentations

Lesson 4: Describing Univariate Data: Numerical Measures

Introduction. Location measures. Variability measures. Skewness and Curtosis. Boxplot diagrammes. Other measures.

Lesson 5: Describing Bivariate Data: Frequency Tables and Graphic Presentation

Introduction. Joint, marginal and conditional frequencies distributions. Independence. Graphical Presentations.

Lesson 6: Correlation and Simple Linear Regression

Introduction. Scatter Diagrammes. Covariance and correlation. Linear regression simple: least squares criterion. Goodness of fit and correlation. Prediction. Non-linear regression.

Lesson 7: Indices Numbers

Introduction. Simple and complex indices. Deflation economic series. Link and change of base. Repercussion. Some notable economic índices.

Lesson 8: Probability

Introduction. Concept of Probability: Kolmogorov axiom’s. Laplace rule. Combinatorics. Conditional Probability. Theorem of total probability. Theorem of Bayes.

Lesson 9: Statistical Decision Theory

Introduction. Setting-up a decisión problem. Decision Making under total and partial uncertainty. Bayes rule. Value and efficiency of the information.

### 5.4. Course planning and calendar

 Date Contents Session First week Presentation. Theoretical Lessons 1 and 2 Theoretical Second week Lesson 3 Theoretical Problems Lessons 1 and 2 Practical computer Third week Lesson 4 Theoretical Problems Lessons 3 Practical computer Fourth week Lesson 4 Theoretical Problems Lesson 4 Practical blackboard Fifth week Lesson 4 Theoretical Computer practice Lessons 2 to 4 Practical computer Sixth week Lesson 5 Theoretical Computer practice Lessons 2 to 4 Practical computer Problems Lesson 5 Practical blackboard Seventh week Lesson 6 Theoretical Problems Lesson 6 Practical computer Eighth week Lesson 6 Theoretical First intermediate exam (Lessons 2 to 4) Ninth week Lesson 7 Theoretical Problems Lesson 6 Practical blackboard Tenth week Lesson 7 Theoretical Problems Lesson 5 and 6 Practical computer Eleventh week Lesson 8 Theoretical Problems Lesson 7 Practical blackboard Twelfth week Lesson 8 Theoretical Second intermediate exam (Lessons 5 and 6) Thirteenth week Lesson 8 Theoretical Problems Lesson 8 Practical blackboard Fourteenth week Lesson 9 Theoretical Problems Lesson 8 Practical blackboard Problem Lesson 9 Practical blackboard Fifteenth week Lesson 9 Theoretical Problems Lesson 9 Practical blackboard Final exam (lessons 7 to 9)

### 5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

[BB: Bibliografía básica / BC: Bibliografía complementaria]

• [BB] Lind, Douglas A.. Estadística aplicada a los negocios y a la economía / Douglas A. Lind, William G. Marchal, Samuel A. Wathen ; revisión técnica, Ofelia Vizcaíno Díaz ... [et al.] . 16ª ed. México D.F. : McGraw-Hill, cop. 2015
• [BB] Newbold, Paul. Estadística para administración y economía / Paul Newbold , William L. Carlson, Betty M. Thorne ; traducción, Esther Rabasco Espáriz . 8ª ed. Madrid : Pearson Educación, [2013]
• [BB] Pérez López, César. Estadística aplicada a través de Excel / César Pérez López . Reimp. Madrid [etc.] : Prentice Hall, 2011
• [BC] Manual de Estadística Empresarial con ejercicios resueltos / Eva Ropero Moriones (coordinadora) . - 1ª ed. Madrid : Delta Publicaciones Universitarias, D.L.2009.