PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529.001: Statistics

Level
Graduate
Term
Fall 2016
Days
Tuesday, Thursday
Time
2:30-4:00 pm EDT
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
11583
Credit Hours
3

This course covers descriptive statistics, probability theory, probability distributions (normal, binomial, Poisson, exponential), sampling distributions, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. It also includes an introduction to experimental design. The emphasis in the course is on preparing competent users and consumers of basic statistics. Some attention is paid to the mathematical underpinnings of statistical theory so that students will be prepared to go on to the Ford School econometrics course (PUBPOL 571). 

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