Public and Environmental Affairs | Statistics for Research in Public Affairs
V606 | 10559 | E Ringquist


SPEA-V 606 Statistics for Research in Public Affairs I (3 cr.)

P: Graduate-level introductory statistics.

Focus is on estimation of model parameters using least square
methods. Topics include properties of estimators, ordinary least
square, instrumental variables, two- and three-stage least squares,
assumptions, consequences when assumptions are false, and alternate
methods when assumptions are false. Emphasis on matrix
representations and simulation methods.