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University of Colorado, Department of Economics Econ 3818, Spring 2008 Introduction to Statistics with Computer Applications Instructor : Scott Holladay Class : MWF 2:00-2:50 Office : ECON 414 Room : HUMN 135 Office phone : 303-492-7709 Office hours : M 1:15-2:00, F 3:00-4:00 E-mail : James.Holladay@colorado.edu Course website : http://ucsu.colorado.edu/~holladaj/3818 Course Objectives: The course is designed as a rigorous introduction to statistics and econometrics for economics students. For most of you this will be your first course in statistics. For this reason, one of the goals of the course is to introduce you to many new concepts and techniques, as well as interesting applications of these concepts. We will also learn to use the same statistical tools employed by professional statisticians. This course begins with an introduction to the tools used to describe samples of data from a population. There will also be a brief introduction to probability theory. The course then covers estimation and its application to confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. Finally, if time allows, we
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course GEOL 3950 taught by Professor Charles during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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