Course Description

Economics

ECON 216 Statistics for Business and Economics (4)

Steven Sumner

sumner@SanDiego.edu

CRN 2              Limit 40
M-F                  9 – 11:50 am   OH-229 (1/23 in OH-325)

Core Attributes: Quantitative reasoning comp

Prerequisites: MATH 130 or MATH 150

A systematic exposure to the issues and problems of applying and interpreting statistical analyses of business situations. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, random variables and their distributions, statistical inference, multiple regression and residual analysis, correlation, classical time-series models, and forecasting. Extensive computer analysis of data. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than eight (8) paid students enrolled as of Friday, December 14.

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