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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
1 hora para completar

Welcome module

2 videos (Total 10 minutos), 4 lecturas
2 videos
1.1.1 Welcome - introduction to the objectives and content of the course6m
4 lecturas
Slides for Lesson 1 introduction to objectives and content of the course10m
Syllabus10m
List of Acronyms10m
List of References10m
3 horas para completar

Some introductory issues

10 videos (Total 97 minutos), 4 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
10 videos
2.1.2 Need, use, pros and cons of composite indices8m
2.2.2 Statistical offices and the public demand, part I15m
2.2.3 Statistical offices and the public demand, part II8m
2.2.4 The demand for social indicators1m
2.2.5 The political demand, part I10m
2.2.6 The political demand, part II9m
2.3.1 Good practices for composite indices, part I12m
2.3.2 Good practices for composite indices, part II10m
2.4.1 Constructing composite indices: an overview14m
4 lecturas
Slides for lesson 1 introduction, definition and first examples10m
Slides for Lesson 2 the demand for composite indices10m
Slides for Lesson 3 towards a quality framework10m
Slides for Lesson 4 the steps of constructing a composite index10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quizz Module 220m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

The steps of constructing a composite index

10 videos (Total 93 minutos), 4 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
10 videos
3.1.2 Developing an economic/statistical framework, part II12m
3.1.3 Selecting variables and data issues9m
3.2.1 A unifying framework for composite indices4m
3.2.2 The transformation functions10m
3.2.3 The elasticity of substitution6m
3.3.1 Choosing the weights, part I9m
3.3.2 Choosing the weights, part II17m
3.3.3 Choosing the weights, part III6m
3.4.1 Robustness of results7m
4 lecturas
Slides for Lesson 1 developing an economic/statistical framework10m
Slides for Lesson 2 A unifying approach to construct composite indices10m
Slides for Lesson 3 Choosing the weights10m
Slides for Lesson 4 After the construction10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quizz Module 320m
Semana
3
3 horas para completar

Globalization and Youth labour market indices (ETH Zurich/KOF)

10 videos (Total 66 minutos), 8 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
10 videos
4.1.2 Introduction to the index and YLMI tool4m
4.1.3 Index components7m
4.1.4 Index aggregation and results7m
4.1.5 User perspective3m
4.2.1 Motivation of the KOF Globalization index4m
4.2.2 Selection of variables10m
4.2.3 Normalization, weighting and aggregation6m
4.2.4 Results7m
4.2.5 User perspective10m
8 lecturas
Slides for Lesson 1 Youth Labour Market Index10m
KOF Study n°51 (optional)10m
KOF Study n°67 (optional)10m
KOF Study n°83 (optional)10m
Slides for Lesson 2 KOF Globalization Index10m
IMF 2007 Reaping the benefits of financial globalization (optional)10m
Kose et al., IMF 2009 (optional)10m
Schularick, JFE 2006 (optional)10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quizz Module 420m
Semana
4
2 horas para completar

Export Potential Assessment (ITC)

12 videos (Total 65 minutos), 3 lecturas, 1 cuestionario
12 videos
5.1.2 Global overview of the export potential assessment3m
5.1.3 Motivation and data treatment8m
5.1.4 Economic framework4m
5.1.5 First dimension: the supply side7m
5.1.6 Second dimension: the demand side5m
5.1.7 Third dimension: the bilateral trade relations, and results4m
5.1.8 Aggregation and final indicator construction5m
5.2.1 Overview of PDI, motivation and data treatment5m
5.2.2 The product space methodology6m
5.2.3 Dimensions of the index: supply and demand sides, and results7m
5.2.4 User perspective2m
3 lecturas
Slides for Lesson 1 Export Potential Index10m
Export Potential Assessment Methodology (optional)10m
Slides for Lesson 2 Product Diversification Index10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Quizz Module 520m
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Principales revisiones sobre Global Statistics - Composite Indices for International Comparisons

por MJMar 30th 2019

Eventhough this isn't something I want to particularly do in the future I would like to say that I have enjoyed learning about composite indicators. I would highly recommend this MOOC to anyone.

Instructores

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Stefan Andreas Sperlich

Professor
GSEM, Research Center for Statistics
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Juan Manuel Rodriguez Poo (in Partnership with UNIGE)

Professor
Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Cantabria

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Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition....

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