ECON 325 - Introduction to Forecasting
An introduction to methods employed in business and econometric forecasting. Topics include time series modeling, Box-Jenkins models, and seasonal adjustments. Covers data collection methods, graphing, model building, model interpretation, and presentation of results.
Prerequisites: ECON 202 and either MATH 153, MATH 154, MATH 170, MATH 172, or MATH 173.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Master the microeconomic and macroeconomic principles that are used to interpret economic and business forecasts.
Demonstrate knowledge of mathematical tools that are used to prepare economic and business forecasts.
Show competence in using computer software packages to complete forecasting applications.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret their economic and business forecasts and explain them to others.
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