Eco220Y Quantitative Methods Fall 2011(1)

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1 University of Toronto at Mississauga, Erindale College Eco220Y Quantitative Methods Fall 2011 G.J.Anderson Office hours (room 238K): Erindale Office (905) 828 3904 Mondays and Wednesdays 5-6pm St George Office (416) 978 4620 Home (519) 853 2427 Tutorial and Clinic Times will be established in due course Course Content: The course consists of three segments of roughly equal length. Segment 1 Data summary, probability theory, axioms of probability, event probabilities, conditional, marginal and independence concepts, Bayes rule, random variables and their distributions, expected values, variances and co-variances, sampling theory, distribution of the sample mean, properties of estimators. Segment 2. Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals for population means and variances, comparisons of two populations, Goodness of Fit tests, Independence tests, Segment 3. Analysis of Variance, Regression Theory and Practice Textbook There is no recommended text for this course, course notes and exercises are provided on the
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Unformatted text preview: web site, solutions will be provided by the teaching assistant in tutorials. Evaluation: Student performance will be evaluated by 3 tests each worth 20% of the final mark ( they will be held in the 8 th week of the first term, the 4 th week of the second term and the 11 th week of the second term respectively) and a final exam worth 40%. Students missing a test for a legitimate reason should notify the department within 24 hours and in the case of illness a doctors note satisfactorily explaining the reason for the missed test should be obtained within 24 hours of the test and the medical documentation provided to the instructor within one week. There will be a makeup test in the last week of the course for these cases. Students can only miss one test for any reason, additional missed tests will be assigned a value of zero....
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 220 taught by Professor Tanaka during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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