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Unformatted text preview: ECON1203/ECON2292 Business and Economic Statistics Week 1 2 Week 1 topics Administrative details Descriptive statistics Frequency distributions & histograms Shapes of distributions Describing bivariate relations Key references Course outline Keller Chs 1-3 Administrative details: Staff 3 Lecturer-in-charge: Professor Denzil G Fiebig Room: ASB 444 Phone No: 9385 3958 Email: d.fiebig@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Tues 9-12 (or by appointment) Other lecturers: Dr Sasan Bakhtiari Louis Yeung Room: QUAD 3127 QUAD 3122 Phone No: 9385 3962 9385 3286 Email: s.bakhtiari@unsw.edu.au louis.yeunglamko@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Tues 12:30-2:30; Thurs 2-3 (or by appointment) Wed 2-5 (or by appointment) Tutor-in-charge: Xuan T. Nguyen Room: ASB 463 Phone No: 9385 3565 Email: xuan@unsw.edu.au Consultation Times: Wed 1-4 (or by appointment) 4 Administrative details: Teaching & Learning Keller 8 th ed. provides detail & basic reference material Lectures provide Overview Emphasis of key points Some worked examples Tutorials provide Review & discussion opportunities Learning cycle Preview participate practice 5 Administrative details: What youre expected to know BES will utilize prior knowledge from high school mathematics Basic algebra Basic calculus Basic probability This is presumed knowledge & there will be no mathematics instruction in BES But BES is about statistics not mathematics 6 Administrative details: Assessment Online quizzes designed to give timely feedback Weeks 3,6, 8 & 12 2 in-tutorial tests Weeks 4 & 9 EXCEL important but no direct computing mark Major project requires EXCEL Some tutorial problems have computing part Weekly tutorials (Weeks 2-13) prepare you for Final examination Assessment Component Percentage of total mark Feedback quizzes 5 In-tutorial tests 15 Project 20 Final examination 60 Total 100 7 Administrative details: Lectures Lecture notes will be sparse Lecture discussion will be more expansive There should be benefit in attending lectures Use textbook to fill any remaining gaps Textbook provides extensive reference material Worked examples in lectures will appear with space for an answer Statistics in action (SIA) will use real case studies Worked eg on frequency distributions (S o, its probably a good idea to print out the lecture slides so you can fill in the answers as they occur.) 8 Administrative details: Why BES?...
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