Course Content
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1 Types of data in economic researches, indicators, variables and graph types, basic statistical concepts Reading
2 Data reading methods with practical, theoretical and accounting approaches Readings and application
3 The concept of index, index types (simple and composite indices; Laspeyres, Paasche and Fisher indices); index weighing and commenting Readings and application
4 Data reading methods with practical, theoretical and accounting approaches Readings and application
5 Methods of tracking economic developments in terms of demand-supply production; Sectoral expectation-confidence indices Readings and application
6 Interpretations of inflation and price indices; Some structural features of national income Readings and application
7 Fluctuations in the economy (Kitchin cycles, Juglar curves, Kuznets and Kondratieff cycles); Leading, coincident and lagging indicators Readings and application
8 Midterm Exam
9 Foreign trade and industry statistics applied in Turkey; Financial and monetary statistics Readings and application
10 Risk concept and measurement; Interpretation of financial statements Readings and application
11 Stock Exchange and development indices Readings and application
12 Monitoring of the economy and prices; Consumer prices I-Index Readings and application
13 Exchange rate market and outsourcing; OECD and Central Bank leading indicators indices Readings and application
14 Economic applications of regression and trend analysis Readings, problem set and application
15 Some analyzes of time series methods Readings, problem set and application
16-17 Final Exam

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