PUBPOL 529

PUBPOL 529.001: Statistics

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Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2019
Days
Monday, Wednesday
Time
10:00-11:20 am EDT
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
11567
Credit Hours
3

Discussion section: Fridays, 1:00-2:30 pm in room 1110 Weill. 

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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