Public and Environmental Affairs | Statitics for Research in Public Affairs
V606 | 15438 | Good, D

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.