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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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ECO 184 - (BH) Empirical Methods in Economics

Semester Hours: 3
Once a Year

An introduction to statistical methods and tools used in applied economic research.  Topics include fundamental statistical concepts including probability, random variables, probability distribution and density functions, sampling distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing.  Students will be introduced to the preparation and use of empirical data and popular software packages for the purpose of estimation and inference with the linear regression model.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
None.  Credit cannot be received for this class and BIO 100  or PSY 040  or SOC 180 .  Should be taken by economics majors at the same time as ECO 001 , 002 , or as soon as possible thereafter.

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