Year 2017 | Term Spring | Day Monday | Period 5 | Credit 2 | Code 204 |

Course Title | Development Statistics |

Major | DID |

Program | Program in Economic Development Policy and Management |

Instructor(s) | FUJIKAWA, Kiyoshi |

Purpose & Description

Schedule

Texts & References

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Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others

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This is an introductory statistics course for social sciences, especially for development economics. Lectures will cover basic theories and applications of regression analysis.Computer assisted practical exercises are given by using EXCEL and SPSS. Supplementary lectures on basic mathematics, probability and statistics are provided for those who need them.

Schedule

01 Introduction to Ms-Excel: Table and Graph

02 Mathematical and staistical functions of Ms-Excel

03 Exercises for Ms-Excel manipulation

04 Pivot table and pivot table

05 Probability and Distribution

06 Sample distribution

07 low of large numbers and centeral limt theorem

08 Estimation of mean, variance, and ratio

09 Test of mean, variance, and ratio

10 Chi square Test

11 Review of statisitical test

12 Regression analysis

13 Test of regression coefficeit parameters

14 Introduction to SPSS

15 Statistical test by SPSS

Texts & References

*Business Statistics: A First Course, *6th Edition, Pearson* *(Levine/Krehbiel/Berenson)

Evaluation

Term end report 80% and prticipation in the class 20%

Language(s) for instruction & discussion; Others

The lectures are given mainly in English