Course Detail

Business Statistics (41000)

Course Description by Faculty

  • McCulloch, Robert
  • Content
    This course is designed to teach the basic statistical concepts and tools needed for business applications and most Chicago Booth courses. The topics covered are (i) descriptive statistics and plots used to summarize data; (ii) random variables and expectation; (iii) models and inference, interpreting parameters, confidence intervals and p-values; (iv) linear regression. Time permitting we may also look at logistic and autoregression.
  • Materials
    The course will follow the lecture notes written by the instructor. Optional textbooks will be suggested. R and Excel will be used for computing.
  • Grades
    Grades will be based on homework, midterm, and a final exam.
  • Syllabus
  • Summer 2023Section: 41000-81F 6:00PM-9:00PMLocation: TBDRemote-Only
  • Summer 2023Section: 41000-85S 9:00AM-12:00PMLocation: TBDRemote-Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 8 2022