ECO 3410 – Measurement and Analysis – Spring 2016 I. Instructor: José López-Calleja Florida International University Department of Economics E-mail: [email protected] II. Office Hours: To be announced in class, and by appointment III. Textbook: Keller, Gerald, Statistics for Management and Economics , 10 th Edition, South-Western Publishers (Cengage Learning). (Required) [Keller - Bundle: Statistics for Management and Economics, Loose-Leaf Version, 10th + Aplia(tm), 1 term Printed Access Card ISBN#: 9781305135475] IV. Description: Covers statistical methods as applied in economics. Topics include estimation and hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, and single regression and basic multiple regression models. V. Prerequisites: STA 2023 [Statistics for Business and Economics] or STA 2122 [Introduction to Statistics I] – are the formal prerequisites. It is also recommended that you have taken MAC 2311 [Calculus I] or MAC 2233 [Calculus for Business] or equivalent prior to taking this course. VI. Course Outline: A. What is Statistics? Chapter 1 B. Graphical Descriptive Techniques I Chapter 2 C. Graphical Descriptive Techniques II Chapter 3 D. Numerical Descriptive Techniques Chapter 4 E. Data Collection and Sampling Chapter 5 F. Probability Chapter 6 G. Random Variables and Discrete Probability Distributions Chapter 7 H. Continuous Probability Distributions Chapter 8 I. Sampling Distributions Chapter 9 J. Introduction to Estimation Chapter 10 K. Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Chapter 11 L. Inference about a Population Chapter 12 M. Inference about Comparing Two Populations Chapter 13* N. Analysis of Variance Chapter 14* O. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 15 P. Multiple Regression Chapter 16*
VII. Examinations and Homework: 3 Exams [30% each], Problem Sets/Homework/Case Problems/other Assignments [10%]. Grading: 100 – 90 A 89 – 80 B 79 – 70 C 69 – 60 D 59 – 0 F Plus and minus grades will be given at the instructor’s discretion. VIII. General Notes to the Student: Welcome to ECO 3410 - Measurement & Analysis ! This course is intended to be a stimulating and positive learning experience for you. It will be assumed that all of you have taken the equivalent of the required prerequisites. As part of your lower
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