ECON-121 Economic Statistics
Fall for 2017-2018
Spring for 2017-2018
After overviewing descriptive statistics, and the theory of probability and random variables, this course covers statistical inference in detail. Students receive the firm foundation needed for Introduction to Econometrics. Regression analysis, the primary tool for empirical work in economics, is introduced. Electronic data acquisition and computer applications receive hands-on treatment.
Lab sessions meet weekly to discuss homework and the use of computer software. Fall and Spring.
Prerequisites: ECON-001 & 002 or 003 and MATH-035
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