Econ%20Stats%20227D%20Course%20Outline

Econ%20Stats%20227D%20Course%20Outline - ANOVA Chi-square...

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Economic Statistics ECON 227 Instructor : K.MacKenzie Office : L435 Telephone : 514-398-4400 Textbook: (Paragraphe Book Store) Statistics for Business and Economics (any edition), McClave, Benson and Sincich, Pearson/Prentice-Hall If you find second-hand earlier editions, they will be perfectly all right for the course. EDA (exploratory data analysis) Probability theory, including the expected value and standard deviation of random variables Geometric, binomial, Poisson, and hypergeometric discrete random variables Exponential and normal continuous random variables Sampling distributions Point and confidence-interval estimation. t and chi-square distributions One-population hypothesis tests Two-population tests F distribution
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Unformatted text preview: ANOVA Chi-square tests of independence and goodness of fit Simple regression and correlation Multiple regression Evaluation: assignments and quizzes 15 midterm examination 25 Final examination 60 Students should have a calculator capable of statistics computations with two-variable capacity. There will be work done on the computer using MINITAB and EXCEL. Work may be presented in English or French. McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see http://www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more information)....
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