Cursos / 1º Ciclo / Faculty of Economy and Business Management :: Economics

Versao Portuguesa

ANÁLISE DE DADOS - 2018/2019

1º curricular year
Semestralidade: 1st semester


Leading Teacher: Prof. Doutora Paula Rodrigues
Assistant Professor: Prof. Doutora Paula Rodrigues

Class type and School hours

Orientação Tutorial : 1 Horas
Teórico-prática : 2 Horas

Main Aims/Objectives

The Data Analysis, to be framed in the curriculum of Bachelor of Economics, aims to give students an overview of the applied use of quantitative methods

Specific Aims/Objectives

It is intended to provide students the knowledge and enough instruments which relate to the use of logic and statistical methods in the quantitative study of the environment, based on the collection, interpretation and quantification of data.

Skills to be acquired

Understand the techniques that allow the collection of data in economics.
Understand the methods of quantification of data.
To understand the differences between the various techniques for data analysis.
Understand the use of the results.

Teaching Procedures

Theoretical and practical exercises solved on the same concepts are developed. Students will have a set of exercises to practice the skills acquisition


Introduction to Data Analysis
1.1. Population and Sample
1.2. Classification of Data
2 Descriptive analysis of data - Basic concepts of descriptive statistics
2.1. Location measures
2.2. Measures of variability
2.3. graphical representations
3 Models of Correlation
3.1. correlation
4 Linear Regression Models
4.1. Estimation of Linear Regression Models
4.2. The coefficient of Determination Test and Global Significance of Model

Evaluation Type

Students will be assessed according to the assessment regime of Lusiada Universities.

Teaching Resources

The lectures will be given using electronic means and SPSS software. Will be provided a set of more practical exercises for students to acquire skills. All material support classes will be placed on the e-learning system at the University.



Main Bibliography

Author RODRIGUES, Paula; PINHO, Micaela, OLIVEIRA, Rodrig
Title Estatística em Ciências Humanas e Sociais
Place Lisboa
Editor Universidade Lusíada Editora
Year 2016
Author Pereira, A. e Patrício, T.
Title SPSS – Guia prático de Utilização
Place Lisboa
Editor Edições Sílabo
Year 2013
Author FINCH, Victor
Title Data Analysis to Beginners: Your ultimate Guide to
Editor Create Space Independent Publishing Plataform
Year 2017

Complementary Bibliography

Author DORSEY, Richard
Title Data Analytics: Become a master in Data Analytics
Author WINSTON, Wayne
Title Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modelin