ECON212-11S1 (C) Semester One 2011

Economic Statistics

This occurrence is not offered in 2011

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2011
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2011
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 4 March 2011
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 20 May 2011


Presentation and use of economic data. Index numbers, seasonal adjustment, forecasting and the business cycle.

Learning Outcomes

This course will cover statistical procedures applicable for the analysis of economic data, will access statistical sources and apply statistical techniques.  The objective is to make students familiar with common economic statistic sources; the popular techniques applied to them and give an understanding of their properties and limitations.  While the course does provide a lead-in to the second semester course ECON213: "An Introduction to Econometrics" you should view the material covered here as being an integral part of your overall Economics programme.


(1) ECON104 or ECON105 (2) 15 points from STAT courses or MSCI110

Course Coordinator

Robin Harrison


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 1 10%
Assignment 2 10%
Final Exam 60%
Test 1 10%
Test 2 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $630.00

International fee $2,775.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Economics and Finance .

All ECON212 Occurrences

  • ECON212-11S1 (C) Semester One 2011 - Not Offered