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Data Driven Business and Public Policy Decision Making

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Undergraduate Economics


Additional Major in Economics, Additional Major in Economics and Statistics, B.A. in Economics, B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Mathematical Sciences, B.S. in Economics and Statistics, Minor in Economics

Course Description


In this course students will learn to leverage data to inform business and policy decisions. The course will teach students various methods for data description, including techniques of data visualization and statistical techniques. Students will learn how to assess the precision of estimation techniques. The final part of the course covers examples taken from epidemiology, economics, business and public policy. (Lecture, 3 hours: Recitation: 1 hour). Minimum grade of "C" required in all economics and statistics pre-requisite courses.


Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


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