University of British Columbia Department of Economics Economics 303 (001 & 002): Intermediate Microeconomics II Winter Session Term II, 2010 M. Vaney
Midterm Examination
Monday, February 8, 2010 Time Allowed: 75 Minutes Total Marks: 50
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STAT 200 Chapter 1 Looking at Data - Distributions
What is Statistics? Statistics is a science that involves the design of studies, data collection, summarizing and analyzing the data, interpreting the results and drawing conclusions. Inferences (conclusi
STAT 200 Chapter 3 Producing Data
Data arise in everyday life. Some examples are: A market research company tele-surveyed 963 individuals and asked about their banking preference and behaviour. Demographic information including age, gender, income level a
STAT 200 Chapter 4 Probability: The Study of Randomness
Randomness (Section 4.1) Consider throwing a thumbtack. The outcome can be a point-up or point-down, but we cannot predict with certainty which outcome will occur before throwing the thumbtack. This
STAT 200 Chapter 5 Sampling Distributions
The binomial distribution for counts (Section 5.1) 1. The Binomial Experiment (a) The experiment consists of n identical trials. The number of trials is xed in advance. (b) The outcomes on each trial can be dichot
STAT 200 Chapter 6 Introduction to Inferences
Basic concepts: estimation, estimators and estimates 1. Estimators vs. Estimates: An estimator is a function of random variables X1 , X2 , Xn in a random sample of size n) while an estimate is the realized val
STAT 200 Chapter 7 Inference for Distributions
Inferences based on the t-distribution (Section 7.1) Let X be a random variable that follows a certain distribution with mean and standard deviation . If we have a large enough sample size n, and other necess
STAT 200 Chapter 10 Inference for Regression
Linear Regression (Section 10.1) Recall in Chapter 2, we explored the relationship between two quantitative variables by examining the scatterplot, measuring the strength of a linear association with the correl
STAT 200 Chapter 12 Inference for One-Way Analysis of Variance
One-Way Analysis of Variance (Section 12.1) Objective: to compare the means of three or more independent populations Examples: Comparison of mean annual income among 4 populations: university
STAT 200 LAB 1 - Please hand this in near the end of the lab session.
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STAT 200 - Chapter 9 - Two-Way Tables
We will introduce chapter 9 here, and come back to it again towards the end of the course, once we have discussed inference. In these notes, we will talk about summarizing the relationship between 2 categorical/qualit
PART A: Answer 4 of 7 questions. Each question is worth 8 marks. Be sure to explain your answer fully. Show any calculations required in order to arrive at your answer. Diagrams should be well-labeled. You may use point form in a written explanation as lo
Statistics 200
Winter 2009 Term 2
Lecture 1 - Introduction
What is Statistics?
Statistics
is a science that involves the design of studies, data collection, summarizing and analyzing the data, interpreting the results and drawing conclusions. Inferences
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PART B: Answer 3 of 4 questions. Each question is worth 20 marks. Be sure to explain your answer fully. Show any calculations required in order to arrive at your answer. Diagrams should be well-labeled. You may use point form in a written explanation as l
PART A: Answer 5 of 7 questions. Each question is worth 6 marks. Provide short, clear answers to the following: 1. How do dierentiated products resolve the Bertrand paradox? Explain using a graph showing the Best response functions for two rms with identi