Economic Forecasting Methods (Informatics)

Type: For the student's choice

Department: discrete analysis and intelligent system




SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
936Professor M. M. Prytula

Laboratory works

SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
936M. O. Starchak

Course description

Aim. Presentation of theoretical backgrounds for methodology of economic forecasting and planning that is used to solve economic problems. Highlight the requirements to expert systems; study the basic tenets of technical analysis and the scope of their application.

Summary. The course covers the following topics: methodology of economic forecasting and planning, their classification and characteristic; assessment of forecast quality in the decision making process; the method of extrapolation; modeling as a forecasting method; expert forecasting method; generation of ideas.

Target. Master the basic theoretical principles of economic forecasting and planning in the production management system. Get acquainted with the construction process of economic-statistical models that are used for economic phenomena and processes. Organization and conduction of an expert survey, its analysis.

After completion of this course a student should

  • know: the main aspects of optimal decisions selection in the current economic conditions;
  • be able to: create a model of the national economy.