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Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA October 7, 2010
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Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Announcements Practice midterm is online, solutions will follow in a few days. Homework 1 solutions will be posted this afternoon. Homework 2 will be posted this afternoon.
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Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Midterm 1 Announcements The midterm is on Thursday, October 14 at 11:00am in MOORE 100. Photo IDs will checked so please bring your ID . The midterm covers Chapter 1 - 2.1,2.3 and the notes. You will have 70 minutes to answer multiple choice and short questions. The graded midterms will be returned in the TA sessions. No notes or books are permitted in the exam. You may bring a calculator but no cell phones, laptops, etc. is allowed. No own paper is needed. All answers need to be written on the handed out midterm forms.
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Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Last Lecture Conditional probability Statistical independence
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Statistics for Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Today’s Outline 1 Bayes Theorem 2 Discrete probability distributions 3 Readings: TH, Chapter 1.5, 2.1, 2.3 Suggested readings: WS, Chapter 5.1 - 5.3 W, Chapter 5.1, 5.3 - 5.4 4 Readings for next class: TH, Chapter 2.2
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Economists Lecture 5 Kata Bognar UCLA Bayes Theorem Discrete Probability Distributions Mean Variance Rule of Total Probability Suppose that the collection of events { B 1 , B 2 ,..., B m } is a partition of the outcome space, i.e. the events are mutually exclusive and exhaustive . The
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