ACE 398 ASM: App Tools/Concepts for Business Planning
Learn statistical methods for applied economics. Focus will be on answering questions with the multiple regression model. We cover common econometric problems. The course also covers an introduction to the statistical language R. All exercises will be conducted in R and RStudio, but no prior experience in R is expected or required.
Prerequisites (Must be complete BEFORE taking this course):
ACE 261 or ECON 202 or equivalent
This course fulfills the ECON 203 requirement for most ACE students. Agricultural Accounting students must still take ECON 203.
Instructor Teaching the Course:
This course is taught by the instructor below. You may click on their name to learn more about them. Teaching schedules vary by semester. Please check the Course Explorer for the most up-to-date information about the sections they will teach.
Dr. Mindy Mallory
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See when the course is offered as well as section details here: https://courses.illinois.edu/schedule/terms/ACE/398
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Is this class discussion-based or lecture-based? How would you describe your teaching style?
The class will be lecture and lab based. Lectures will cover the concepts, then there will be lots of hands on work in a lab-like setting.
How are students evaluated (e.g. multiple choice or essay tests, papers, etc.)?
There will be many homework assignments that assess student's ability to implement and understand the statistical concepts.
What careers does this course help prepare students to pursue?
This course is a great start toward a career in research, data science, or business analytics.
In what ways does this course prepare students to move through the program and/or into the work force?
This course is all about building quantitative skills that will be valued by employers in literally any industry.
Beyond the prerequisites, what courses can students take to prepare for this course?
Any other statistics or econometrics class; but really, we try to make the material accessible to anyone with the basic prerequisites.
What is your background in Agricultural and Consumer Economics?
My main area is in price analysis and futures and options. I also have some work in evironment and resource economics.
What is your attendance policy?
Attendance is expected but not required. You really will need to attend to do well in the class, though.