Academic Catalog

ECO205 STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS

Course Code: 3520205
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Economics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr EMRE ZELK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3510152
Set 2: 3530152
One of the sets above should be completed before taking ECO205 STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS .

Course Content

Frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and variability, basic theorems of probability, discrete probability distributions, important continuous distributions (normal, Poisson, Chi 2, F), sampling distributions, correlation and analysis of variance, introduction to estimation (point and interval) and hypothesis testing, optimality of estimators