ECON 451 - Intermediate Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics I
Fall 2014, Section 200
Instruction Mode: Section 200 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Requirements & Distribution:
BS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in IOE 265, or STATS 280, 400, or 412. Students with credit for ECON 251 can only elect ECON 451 or ECON 453 for 2 credits and must have permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
With a minimum grade of C-, MATH 116, 156, 186, 215, 255, 256 or 285.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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ECON 451 is a very accelerated introduction to mathematical statistics that requires complete fluency with advanced differential calculus. The purpose of the course is to provide students with a deep theoretical understanding of the foundations of statistical inference. Topics include probability theory, experimental and theoretical derivation of sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, and properties of estimators including maximum likelihood and method of moments. In practice most students enrolling in ECON 451 have experience in advanced calculus beyond the required MATH 116, are typically planning to enroll subsequently in ECON 452, and often are considering graduate study in economics or statistics.

Students looking for a general, less mathematical treatment are urged to consider instead STATS 250, which covers the same material.


ECON 451 - Intermediate Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Do not take this class if you have taken ECON 405 before!!!
101 (DIS)
 In Person
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
102 (DIS)
 In Person
F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
200 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Do not take this class if you have taken ECON 405 before!!!
201 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
202 (DIS)
 In Person
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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