Statistical Methods in Economics

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Statistical Methods in Economics

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
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  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: BUS020,GEG182
    Prerequisite: ECN112 ECN114

    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.

    Assessment: 30.0% Coursework, 70.0% Examination
    Level: 4

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