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The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Just about how to use statistical methods to analyse sample data
2 problem sets
1 exam (centrally arranged)
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This course studies basic statistical concepts and their applications. Major topics include: descriptive statistics; probability distributions; sampling; estimation; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation analysis.
mid term 40%
Learn about basic statistic knowledge. In midterm exam, it is basicly about DSE M1 and its mean is very high.
Also learn about: regression model, f-test, t-test, p-value, alpha, beta, etc
10%individual project (around 2pages)
(forgot the exact %)
mid-term, final, problem set
Course Description and Objectives:
This course studies basic statistical concepts and their applications. Major topics include:
descriptive statistics; probability distributions; sampling; estimation; hypothesis testing;
regression and correlation analysis. Students should have knowledge of elementary
differential and integral calculus and are advised to take ECON1111 before taking this
Upon successful completion of this course, students should demonstrate their mastery of the
basic knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques, develop their statistical thinking and
reasoning skills, and feel comfortable in applying the statistical techniques and thinking in
analyzing data. Moreover, students will have practical experience in using Excel and R for
Textbook: CTE Statistics for Business & Economics with Aplia, 12th Edition, by David R.
Anderson; Dennis J. Sweeney; Thomas A. Williams; Jeffrey D. Camm; James J. Cochran.
1. Four problem sets (20%).
2. Midterm exam (35%).
3. Final exam (40%). The final examination will be cumulative but will emphasize the
materials after the midterm exam.
4. Class participation (5%). You are encouraged to come to class. Random in-class group
discussion assignment will serve for attendance record. If you get full record, you will
earn 5% course credit.
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