Introduction to Economic Statistics (ECMT1010)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit emphasises understanding the use of computing technology for data description and statistical inference. Both classical and modern statistical techniques such as bootstrapping will be introduced. Students will develop an appreciation for both the usefulness and limitations of modern and classical theories in statistical inference. Computer software (e.g., Excel, StatKey) will be used for analysing real datasets.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x2hr workshop/week

Assessment

homework (15%), quizzes (30%), assignment (15%) and 1x2hr Final exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

ECMT1011, ECMT1012, ECMT1013, MATH1015, MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, ECOF1010, BUSS1020, ENVX1001

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.