Wed. 11/29/2023 @ 12:45-2PM. Indexing: Introduction to Financial and Economic Indices (Via Zoom)
Wed Nov 29 2023 12:45PM – 2:00PM
Workshop will be presented on-line via Zoom. Copy and paste this link to register: https://baruch.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQuFP9UqXK8tutM Prof. Ryan Phillips. This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of statistical indexing and composite statistics, how these indices are composed and used to measure and indicate changes in society. Examples covered will be stock indices; S&P 500 & Dow Jones Industrial Average, economic indices; Misery Index & Consumer Confidence Index, and social science indices like the Heat Index, Wind Chill Index, and the Big Mac Index. After you register, you will receive a unique link to join the session on ZOOM the day prior to the session. Registrants need a personal computer or laptop with access to Zoom. A video recording of this session will be made available to participants, and those unable to participate, after the workshops are conducted.