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Basic Statistics for Economists

  • 15 credits

The course provides basic knowledge about descriptive statistics, various data sources such as official statistics, databases and statistical directories, probability theory and stochastic variables and their distributions, inference such as point- and interval estimation and hypothesis testing, different types of surveys, sampling methods, data collection methods and questionnaire construction, various types of errors and quality report, correlation measures and simple and multiple regression, time series and predictions. Critical thinking about the treated concepts, definitions and methods is emphasized.

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