Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A, Semester II,
2015-16
Homework III (90 points)
Instructor: M.A. Rahman
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Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A,
Semester II, 2016-17.
Homework II (110 points)
Instructor: M.A. Rahman
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Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A,
Semester II, 2016-17.
Homework I (105 points)
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Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A,
Semester II, 2015-16.
Homework II (110 points)
Instructor: M.A. Rahman
Deadline: 3:30 pm, March 7, 2016.
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Log-normal distribution
In probability theory, a log-normal (or lognormal) distribution is a continuous probability distribution of a
random variable whose logarithm is normally distributed.
Thus, if the random variable X is log-normally distributed, then

Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543, Semester II, 2014-15
Homework III (65 points)
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Deadline: 3:30 pm, 7th April, 2015
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Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A,
Semester II, 2014-15.
Homework II (135 points)
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Probability 2 - Notes 11
The bivariate and multivariate normal distribution.
Definition. Two r.v.s (X,Y ) have a bivariate normal distribution N(1 , 2 , 21 , 22 , ) if their
joint p.d.f. is
fX,Y (x, y) =
21 2
1
p
(1 2 )
e
1
2(12 )
x1
1
2
2
x1
1
y2
2
2

F-distribution
Not to be confused with F-statistics as used in population The F-distribution is a particular parametrization of the
genetics.
beta prime distribution, which is also called the beta distribution of the second kind.
In probability theory and

Bayesian Data Analysis, ECO543A,
Semester II, 2015-16.
Homework II (110 points)
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Econometric Methods, ECO543, Semester II, 2014-15
Homework I (70 points)
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Deadline: 03:30 pm, January 20, 2015.
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.
Bayesian Methods for
Data Analysis
ENAR Annual Meeting
Tampa, Florida March 26, 2006
ENAR - March 2006
1
Course contents
Introduction of Bayesian concepts using single-parameter models.
Multiple-parameter models and hyerarchical models.
Computation:

Bayesian Analysis (2008)
3, Number 3, pp. 445450
Objections to Bayesian statistics
Andrew Gelman
Abstract.
Bayesian inference is one of the more controversial approaches to
statistics. The fundamental objections to Bayesian methods are twofold: on one
han

Bayesian Data Analysis (ECO543A)
Semester II 2015-16
Midterm Total Points: 30
(Open Book Exam)
Instructor: M.A. Rahman
February 16, 2016
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