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Economics (ECON)

Department of Economics
Faculty of Public Affairs

ECON 4002 [0.5 credit]

Statistical Analysis in Economics

Probability: including conditional probability, random variables and distributions, unconditional and conditional expectations. Distributions: including special distributions and their properties, and sampling distributions of estimators. Nonparametric methods and limit theorems; stochastic processes; simulation and bootstrap methods. Applications of these tools to economic theory are presented.
Precludes additional credit for STAT 3500 (no longer offered), STAT 3508, and STAT 3558.
Prerequisites: ECON 2201 (or equivalent) with a grade of C+ or higher, and ECON 2202 (or equivalent) with a grade of C+ or higher.
Lectures three hours a week.

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