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Basic Statistics

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Numbering Code
  • U-ECON00 10201 LJ43
Term 2020/First semester
Number of Credits 2 credits
Course Type Lecture
Target Year 1st & 2nd year students
Target Student Undergraduate
Language Japanese
Day/Period Fri.2
Instructor(s)
  • Graduate School of Economics, Professor YANO GO
Outline and Purpose of the Course Lectures cover the basics of statistics used in economics. Starting with descriptive statistics, the course will cover some inferences and tests in inferential statistics.
Course Goals Students will acquire the minimum required knowledge of statistics in economics. This will allow them to practically analyze using statistical data.
Schedule and Contents Lectures will cover the following topics:

1. Representative data values and Histograms (1)
2. Representative data values and Histograms (2)
3. Regarding Data Scatter
4. Correlation and Regression as Descriptive Statistics (1)
5. Correlation and Regression as Descriptive Statistics (2)
6. Random Variables and Probability Distributions (1)
7. Random Variables and Probability Distributions (2)
8. Probability Distribution in samples (1)
9. Probability Distribution in samples (2)
10. Estimation (1)
11. Estimation (2)
12. Testing (1)
13. Testing (2)
14. Review (1)
15. Review (2)
Grading Policy Evaluation is based mainly on the final exam result, but students who do not reach the minimum for credit acquisition may use their homework attainment status or attendance to make up for it.
Prerequisites None
Preparation and Review As previously mentioned, homework may be used as a remedial action. Students who do not review material may be unable to follow the lectures.
Textbook
  • Handouts will be distributed in class.
Reference(s)
  • 森棟公夫 "統計学入門 第2版" (新世社) ISBN:4-88384-017-4