# ECON 504: Advanced Economic Statistics

 Syllabus Homework Assignments Reserved 3 Lecture Notes Other Resources Reserved 5

## Announcements

12/3/08: EXAM 2. The second examination will be handed out in class on 12/3 and will be due on 12/12/08 NLT 1700 to my office in DH 2098. The test will cover chapters 6-10, and will be closed book/no internet. Handwritten notes are permitted, but not printed notes or text materials.

11/19/08: HOMEWORD LOAD. Beginning with Homework 7, students may select only 7 problems to work from those listed below. Please indicate on your paper which 7 problems you have decided to work.

PROBLEM SESSION 11/14 at 1330 in Baker Building. We will be going over some homework problems so bring questions.

11/3/08: EXAM 1. The first examiniation is rescheduled for Monday, November 10, in class. Homework will STILL BE DUE Thursday, 11/5. The test will cover chapters 1-5, and will be closed book/no internet. Handwritten notes and available homeworks are permitted, but not printed notes or text materials.

10/5/08: Homework Due Dates. Due to the ECON 507 exam, Homework 1 will not be due until 10/15. Due to other sad stories, Homework 2 will be due on Friday, 10/17.

10/2/08: RESULTS from Test 0. The results from Test 0 are available here.

9/29/08: WELCOME to ECON 504! Note that our course does not begin until October 1, 2008. This is to accommodate most students taking ECON 507, Mathematical Economics I. We are meeting in BB 271.

## Homework Assignments

Homework 1: 10/15.
Chapter 1: 2, 8, 12, 13, 33, 34, 38, 39, 49, 52, 53

Homework 2: 10/17.
Chapter 2: 1, 3, 8, 14*, 16, 20, 21, 23, 24, 30, 32, 39
*Extra credit (10 points) but you have to get both parts (a) and (b).

Homework 3: Due 10/22.
Chapter 3: 5, 7, 13, 17, 23, 31a, 39, 44, 45, 46
NOTE: Some problems may require numerical calculations.

Homework 4: Due 10/29.
Chapter 4: 4, 7, 19, 21, 30, 35, 41, 42, 53*, 54, 63, 64
*Extra credit (10 points)

Homework 5: Due 11/5.
Chapter 5: 1, 6, 16, 18*, 21, 24, 29, 30, 32, 33, 35, 43, 49
*Extra credit (10 points)

Homework 6: Due 11/17.
Chapter 6: 1, 3, 4, 6, 10, 12, 17, 18, 21, 22, 35

Homework 7: Due 11/24.  Select 7 from the following problems:
Chapter 7: 3, 8, 19, 20, 39, 40, 44, 47, 56, 61

Homework 8: Due 12/1.  Select 7 from the following problems:
Chapter 8: 1, 2, 6, 14, 18, 25, 35a,b, 37*a,b, 38
*Extra credit (10 points)

Homework 9: Due 12/3.  Select 7 from the following problems:
Chapter 9: 1, 4*, 11, 16, 25, 39, 45, 53
*Extra credit (10 points)

Homework 10 (Extra Credit if desired): Due 12/12 at 1700 in DH 2098.  Select 7 from the following problems:
Chapter 10: 1, 3, 7, 15, 33, 35, 37, 47

## Lecture Notes

There are currently not published lecture notes for the course this year. I am providing printed lecture notes from the course when it was taught in previous years. We will be following the text and Dr. Sickles notes provided herein.

Dr. Sickle's Course. Accessible treatment of both probability and statistics. This is a zipfile, you might want to "save-as."

Price-Volume Distribution

Relationships of various distributions.

Useful Texts

Elementary Economic Statistics.

Chapter 1 notes
Chapter 2 notes
Chapter 3 notes
Chapter 4 notes
Chapter 5 notes
Chapter 6 notes
Chapter 7 notes
Chapter 8 notes
Chapter 9 notes
Chapter 10 notes