ECON 307/STAT 310: Probability and Statistics

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8/22/17: WELCOME to ECON 307/STAT 310!   Please note that we WILL be using Canvas for this course; a login link is at the top and to the right. This page is maintained for backup purposes.

Homework Assignments

Homework 0: Assigned 8/22/17, due 8/24/17 (in class) - "Statistics in the News," good for 1 point on final course grade.
Write a little report summarizing an example of statistics in the news. To receive credit, your example must (1) state the 'headline'; (2) summarize the data, with an explanation for the data presentation technique you chose; (3) state and evaluate/critique the claim; (4) include the citation; (5) paper must be NO MORE THAN 1 PAGE!; (6) in order to receive credit, you must submit a hard copy of your paper and also upload your paper to the appropriate assignment area on Owl-Space.

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Lecture Notes

Review of STAT 100

Overview of ECON 307/STAT 310

Price-Volume Distribution

Relationships of various distributions.

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Scratch Pad

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    R download  This is the R software.

    Textbook Website  Student resrouces for Kandethody M. Ramachandran and Chris P. Tsokos. Mathematical Statistics with Applications in R, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, 2015. ISBN-10: 0124171133, ISBN-13: 978-0-12-417113-8.

    Festchrift in Robert Hogg's honor  We provide Hogg's feschrift in his honor. Hogg's website - Ooops, it appears that time has marched on such that Prof. Hogg no longer has an office at Iowa :(

    Hogg Article  Here is the article in case you are off campus.

    Dr. Dobelman's Downloads