The course discusses the mathematical foundations of
basic statistical tools that are frequently used in econometric analysis.
The course is a pre-requisite for the Econometrics
I course later in the fall semester. Students passing the exam should be
familiar with the basic statistical concepts (samples, estimators, properties of
estimators, confidence intervals, hypothesis tests, t-statistics and p-values) used
intensively in econometrics, so that the later course could focus on econometric
issues instead of the technicalities.
• Basic calculus (at the level of pre-session maths)
• Basic linear algebra (at the level of pre-session maths)