Russia, Saint Petersburg

Empirics for Business: Explorative, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analysis

when 16 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 330

The conceptual part of the course is dedicated to the overview of appropriate data sources, indicators and statistical metrics, basic and advanced techniques for data analysis and econometrics. Practical approach to learning is based on professional tools for data collection, processing and analysis — Stata and R.

Key topics:
-Introduction into principles of collecting and using business data
-Probability and statistics in advanced data analysis
-Correlation vs causation, endogeneity, experimental
-Quasi-experimental techniques

Course aim

This course aims to introduce students to sources and analytical techniques of data commonly used in management and business studies.

Fee info

EUR 330: Early bird rate
EUR 360: Regular rate

The fee covers tuition, study materials and introductory cultural activities: boat trip and welcome dinner, trip to Peterhof, guided walking tour 'Alternative Saint Petersburg'. Accommodation costs, everyday transfers, meals and optional city sightseeing tours are not included into the fee.