ECON 5341. ADVANCED BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DATA ANALYTICS. 3 Hours.
Students use advanced modeling and estimation techniques applied to large data sets collected by both business and government. The course includes assignments designed to give practical experience at applying the advanced statistical methods, culminating in a final project that includes a written report and class presentation. Projects will exploit data from various sources, such as sales transactions, individual health records, Internet search results, Twitter feeds, and environmental data. The advanced techniques covered may include data mining, statistical visualization, computational statistics, and other computer-intensive statistical methods. Prerequisite: ECON 5336 and ECON 5339; or BSAD 6317 and BSAD 6318.