Course syllabus MST - Macroeconomic Statistics (FBE - WS 2019/2020)


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Course code:
MST
Course title in Czech:
Macroeconomic Statistics
Course title in English:
Macroeconomic Statistics
Semester:
WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
required
Type of delivery:
usual, consulting
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Language of instruction:
Czech
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Luboš Střelec, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Statistics and Operation Analysis (FBE)
Faculty:
Teachers:
doc. Ing. Luboš Střelec, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: System of Official Statistics and Advanced Statistical Methods and Models
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
TeacherEntryFrequency
Capacity
Monday
11.00-12.50Q36LectureEvery week
24
Monday
13.00-14.50
Q36
SeminarEvery week20
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Acquirement of theoretical knowledge and basic calculation procedures and skills in the field of macroeconomic, socio-economic and business statistics. Students are also able to clarify the origin of statistical information by the authorities of the state statistical service as well as Eurostat, including the possibility of their analytical use in everyday socio-economic and business practice.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to macroeconomics statistics (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Subject of macroeconomic statistics
b.
Methods and tools of macroeconomic statistics

2.
Statistics of population, families and households (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Indicators of population movements
b.
Economic activity of population, economic activity rate
c.
Employment and unemployment rates
d.
Statistics of families and households

3.Indicators of living conditions (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Household Budget Surveys
b.
Income inequality metrics
c.
Measuring poverty of population
d.
Consumption of population
e.
Social statistics - statistics of housing, education and public health

4.Statistical comparison (allowance 4/6)
 
a.
Basic principles of statistical comparison
b.
Ratios
c.
Composite indices
d.
Aggregate indices

5.
Price indices (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Price level indices
b.
Inflation measurement
c.Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices
d.Deflators

6.
Statistics of production and services (allowance 4/4)
 
a.
Classification of economic activities (NACE)
b.
Classification of goods and services
c.Sectoral production statistics
d.
Unit labor costs
e.
Labor productivity and its measurement

7.
National accounts, macroaggregates (allowance 6/6)
 
a.
Role and nature of national accounts
b.
National account systems
c.
Macroaggregates and relations between them

Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
lecture
28 h
practice28 h
preparation for exam
64 h
preparation for regular testing
24 h
writing of seminar paper
24 h
Total
168 h
 
Assessment methods:
For assessment, fulfillment of the midterm written test conditions (minimum 60% score is required) and succesful recognition of semester project are required. The course is completed by a written examination covering the theoretical and practical part (minimum 60% is required). Totally, score above 60% is required to receive a passing grade.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
JÍLEK, J. -- MORAVOVÁ, J. Ekonomické a sociální indikátory: od statistik k poznatkům. 1st ed. Praha: Futura, 2007. 246 p. ISBN 978-80-86844-29-9.
JÍLEK, J. Nástin sociálně hospodářské statistiky. Praha: VŠE Praha, 2005. 265 p. ISBN 80-245-0840-0.
FISCHER, J. -- ZELENÝ, M. Příklady ze sociálněhospodářské statistiky. 2nd ed. Praha: Oeconomica, 2007. 105 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1170-2.

Recommended:
HRONOVÁ, S. et al. Národní účetnictví: nástroj popisu globální ekonomiky. 1st ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2009. 326 p. Beckova edice ekonomie. ISBN 978-80-7400-153-6.
Národní účetnictví: koncept a analýzy. 1st ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2000. 258 p. ISBN 80-7179-235-7.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track SNST Economic Statistics, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
Track SNST Economic Statistics, full-time form, initial period SS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
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Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 09/16/2019.

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