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School of Economics and Finance

ECN121 - Statistical Methods in Economics (SMIE)

Credits: 15
Semester: B

Overlap: BUS020, GEG182, MTH4100, MTH4107

The module is an introduction to Probability and Statistics. Topics include: Descriptive statistics and linear regression; Probability theory; Random variables and probability distributions; Sampling distributions; Estimation; Confidence intervals; Hypothesis testing. The objective of this module is to give students a grounding in the use of data for description and inference. Topics include descriptive statistics; probability theory; random variables and probability distributions; sampling distributions; properties of estimators; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing.

Level: 4