The primary focus of this course is mastering basic statistical concepts and reasoning. In the process, students will learn characteristics of different types of research, and how to think critically about statistics. The course also includes a practical component where students learn how to use statistical software to analyse existing datasets (secondary data analysis). Students are advised to take this course as soon as possible.
Preclusion: Statistics for Economists (Economics Department)/ Probability and Statistics (Mathematics Department).
Offered: Recommended for Semester 2, but also offered every Monsoon and Spring