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60 let statistiky na Vysoké škole ekonomické v Praze
[60 Years of Statistics at the University of Economics, Prague]

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  • Prokop Závodský

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For all 60 years of the existence of the University of Economics, Prague (UEP) was statistics one of the taught compulsory course, and here also took place the specialized studies of statistics, which predecessor was Statistical and Actuarial engineering at the University of Special Sciences (within the Czech Technical University). The article focuses on the 50´s, when at the UEP existed the independent Faculty of Statistics and when the lessons of statistics were difficulty exempted from the Stalinist dogmatism. Between the personalities is mentioned prof. Benedikt Korda (1914-2010), who was the most famous person in the first period of Faculty, (there will be mentioned his remarkable CV), prof. Lubomír Cyhelský (*1929), who was the head of the department in 1962-1990, and prof. Jiří Likeš (1929-1994) as well, who was internationally acclaimed scientists in the theory of probability and mathematical statistics, whose name is used for one of the greatest lecture hall at the University. Since 1991 there exist at the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics the Department of Statistics and Probability (17 internal teachers and 13 internal PhD students), the Department of Economic Statistics (6 + 3) and the Department of Demography (6 + 4).

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  • Prokop Závodský, 2013. "60 let statistiky na Vysoké škole ekonomické v Praze
    [60 Years of Statistics at the University of Economics, Prague]
    ," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2013(4), pages 367-387.
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlpol:v:2013:y:2013:i:4:id:914:p:367-387
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    Keywords

    Prague; University of Economics; The Commercial College; University of Special Sciences; Department of Statistics and Probability; history of statistics; university studies of statistics; Benedikt Korda; Lubomír Cyhelský; Jiří Likeš;

    JEL classification:

    • A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate
    • B23 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Econometrics; Quantitative and Mathematical Studies
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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