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Preparatory Course in Statistics


The aim of the course is to provide students with a formal understanding of the statistical concepts and tools of relevance in business and managerial economics.

Course content

1. Key Concepts and Basic Statistics:

  • Key Concepts
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Frequency and Probability Distributions
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • P-Values
  • Interval Estimation

2. Regression Analysis:

  • Bivariate correlation analysis
  • The multivariate linear regression model
  • Estimation
  • Hypothesis testing

3. Qualitative independent variables:

  • Qualitative vs. quantitative variables
  • Dummy variables
  • Combining qualitative and Quantitative variables


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