Luz Saavedra

Associate Professor
Degree
B.A., Universidad del Valle (Colombia)
M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois
Office
OEC 430
Phone
(651) 962-5683
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5683
Fax
(651) 962-5682
Mail
Mail 4207
2115 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105

At St. Thomas since 2001

Public economics, urban economics, applied economics

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ECON 311 - L03 Forecasting - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 449
CRN: 42044 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)

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ECON 315 - D02 Introduction to Econometrics - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 449
CRN: 42480 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303

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ECON 315 - D03 Introduction to Econometrics - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 449
CRN: 42481 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to the application of statistical models and methods to economic problems; simple and multiple linear regression models; generalized least-squares; model building and related topics. Emphasis is on use of econometric software to analyze data and to test hypotheses. Prerequisites: Eight credits of Economics at the 300- or 400-level, STAT 220 or MATH 303

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ECON 311 - L01 Forecasting - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 449
CRN: 21083 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)

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ECON 311 - L02 Forecasting - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OEC 449
CRN: 21084 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra An introduction to techniques used in forecasting with emphasis on analyzing economic and business data. The emphasis is on timeseries data, although cross-sectional analysis is also covered. Techniques presented include variants of moving averages, variants of exponential smoothing, regression and ARIMA processes. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220)

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ECON 352 - L02 Microeconomic Theory - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 212
CRN: 20072 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Luz A. Saavedra Analysis of consumer behavior and demand theory; theory of production and costs; analysis of the firm and industry under various market structures; factor pricing; general equilibrium. Selected additional topics such as market failure, economics of information, welfare economics, income distribution. Prerequisites: ECON 251, 252 and MATH 109 or 111 or 113 or equivalent.

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