SURV699: Advanced Topics in Official Statistics

Area: 
Data Output/Access
Credit(s)/ECTS: 
1/2
Core/Elective: 
Elective

Details will follow

Course objectives: 

By the end of the course, students will…

  • have a basic knowledge on how to use Big Data in official statistics
  • be able to list the advantages and downsides of particular Big Data sources
  • have basic knowledge on the developments of microsimulations within and outside Germany
  • be able to describe what microsimulation is and what different types of microsimulations exist
  • be aware of the German legislation in the context of microsimulations and georeferenced data
  • understand the importance and usefulness of georeferenced data and can give examples of their use
Grading: 

Details will follow

Prerequisites: 

No prerequisites.

Course Dates

2020

Fall Semester (September – December)