14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics (MIT)
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics (MIT) course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed for further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. Topics include elements of probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, and hypothesis testing.
- Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Language: English
- Author: Menzel, Konrad
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- Tags: statistics, economic applications, probability theory, sampling theory, statistical estimation, regression analysis, hypothesis testing, Elementary econometrics, statistical tools, economic data, economics, statistical, probability distribution function, cumulative distribution function, normal, Student's t, chi-squared, central limit theorem, law of large numbers, Bayes theorem,
- Course Publishing Date: Sep 30, 2009