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Course syllabus B_KM-EKON - Quantitative methods in economics (IM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Institute of Management of the STU
Course unit code: B_KM-EKON
Course unit title: Quantitative methods in economics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
workshop1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
During the semester there will be two written tests, each with 25 points and the seminar work with 30 points. Seminar will be evaluated with 80 points divided between A-E (A with the score at least 75 points, B with the score at least 70 points, C with the score at least 65 points, D with the score at least 60 points and E with the score at least 56 points).
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject provides knowledge from the area of the quantitative methods used in economics. It focuses in particular on the decision-making processes in management and investment processes. Students gain knowledge in the field of multi-criteria evaluation of variants, which are characterized by a set of indicators. Choosing the most effective variant is implemented by various mathematical methods. Subject also provides basic knowledge from input-output analysis.
Course contents:
Introduction to decision theory.
Standardization of indicators - methods and meaning.
Point methods and methods of pairwise comparison.
Concordance analysis.
DEA analysis.
ELECTRE 2 method.
Input-Output tables - analysis of interindustrial flows in the economy.
Mathematical relationships between quadrants and calculation of economic indicators.
Recommended or required reading:
GOGA, M. -- VIERA, M. -- HUSÁR, J. Input-output analýza a systém národných účtov. Bratislava: Ekonóm, 2007. ISBN 978-80-225-2288-5.

ANDERSON, D. R. et al. : Qantitative Methods for Business. Cengage Learning 2012. ISBN - 10: 0840062338
MILGROM, P. , ROBERTS, J. : Modely rozhodování v ekonomii a managementu . Grada Publishing 1997. ISBN: 80-7169-411-8
SWIFT, L., PIFF, S.: P: : Qantitative Methods for Business, Management and Finance. Palgrave Macmillan 2010. ISBN-10: 0230218245

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Mária Zúbková, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 23. 9. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Mária Zúbková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Štefan Tar on 09/23/2019.

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