Statistics for Economists 1

Module code: EC1007

Module co-ordinator: Dr Carlos Diaz Vela

In this module you will study basic probability theory and its application to economics.

Topics covered

  • Descriptive statistics
  • Probability methods
  • Discrete probability distributions
  • Continuous probability distributions
  • Sampling and sampling distributions
  • Confidence interval estimation

Learning

  • 20 one-hour lectures
  • 9 one-hour tutorials

Assessment

  • Mid-term test, 45 minutes (20%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (80%)