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Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics
Faculty of Public Affairs

ECON 2201 [0.5 credit]

Statistical Methods in Economics and Business I

An introduction to statistical inference. Topics covered include descriptive statistics, probability theory, sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing with a single population.
Precludes additional credit for BIT 2000, BIT 2100, ECON 2200 (no longer offered), GEOG 2006, PSCI 2702, PSYC 2002, STAT 2507, STAT 2606, and STAT 3502.
Prerequisite: ECON 1402 (or equivalent), which may be taken concurrently with ECON 2201.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.

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