Statistics for Economists

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Statistics for Economists

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Objective
    The main goal of this course is to understand statistical analysis of data and to apply to various issues in economics. The topics include the basic concept of probability and statistics with the application of practical cases.

    Textbook, Material
    Any textbooks of introductory statistics are fine.
    References: 1. McClave, Benson, and Sincich, ?Statistics for Business and Economics?
    2. ?Introductory Statistics? which can be downloaded from

    Several homework assignments will be assigned during the semester that will involve qualitative discussions, and working through quantitative analyses and computations. The work will follow material presented in lectures, with additional questions requiring evaluation and interpretations (e.g., assumptions and limitations of methods and results). Depending on the size of the class, and the number of assignments, only portions of each HW assignment may be graded.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations