## Introduction to Statistics

POL 40950 / POL 41750 **Introduction to Statistics**

Lecture: Monday, 1-2 pm, room L143, Law Building.

Lab: Monday, 2-3 pm, room G5, Daedalus Building.

All information about the course can be found in the syllabus.

Some of the data can be found on the teaching data page, while other data will be downloaded directly from elsewhere on the web.

Data and measurement | slides | lab | ||

Univariate descriptives | slides | lab | ||

Multivariate descriptives | slides | lab | homework | note on preparing homeworks |

Simple regression | slides | lab | note on using logs | |

Probabilities and probability distributions | slides | lab | Z-table (by Demetris Athienitis) | |

Sampling distributions and the Central Limit Theorem | slides | lab | homework | |

Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals | slides | lab | T-table (by Demetris Athienitis) | |

Comparing means and proportions | slides | lab | ||

Multiple regression: t-tests and F-tests | slides | lab | homework | note on regression tables |

Multiple regression: categorical independent variables | slides | lab | note on dummy variables | |

Multiple regression: categorical dependent variables | slides | lab | homework | lab answers |