Apr 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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ECON 451 - Forecasting for Business and Economics

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: STAT 200  and MATH 126  or MATH 151  or MATH 169  or MATH 171 .
In this hands-on course, students will learn how to make forecasts using business and economic data. Emphasis will be placed on identifying patterns in different types of data (trends, seasons, cycles, etc.), designing forecasting models, and evaluating model performance. Students will learn how to use SAS (a statistical software package favored by firms) for predictive analytics.



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