Economics 325 Section 003, 2017-18 Term I
    Introduction to Empirical Economics

    Instructor: Hiro Kasahara
        Office: Iona Building 213
        Phone: 604-822-4814
        Email: hkasahar@mail.ubc.ca

   Office Hours: Friday 10:00-11:00 and 13:30-14:30 or by appointment

    Time and Location: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 15:00-16:00, Buchannan A203

    Teaching Assistant: Juan Riano Rodriguez <juanfeliperianorodriguez@gmail.com>

    Lab Sessions: Tuesday 17:00-18:00 or 18:00-19:00 at BUCH B215

    Textbook: Newbold, Carloson, and Thorne, Statistics for Business and Economics, 8th edition (older editions are also fine) 
    Reference: Hogg, Tanis, and Zimmerman Probability and Statistical Inference

    Midterm Exam: 17:00-18:30 Tuesday, October 17 (Location: TBA)


    Syllabus:

        Syllabus

    Class Notes:

        Notes on Summation Operator (Chapters 2 and 4)
        Notes on Probability (Chapter 3)
        Notes on Mathematical Expectation, Variance, and Covariance (Chapter 4)
        Notes on Bernoulli and Binomial Distribution (Chapter 4)
        Notes on Uniform Distribution and Normal Distribution (Chapter 5)
        Notes on Sample Mean, Sample Proportion, and Central Limit Theorem (Chapter 6)
        Notes on Point Estimation (Chapter 7)
        Notes on Two Population Proportions (Introduction, Chapters 8 and 10)
        Notes on Power of Test (Chapter 9)
 
    Slides:

        Introduction with Examples
        Lecture 1
        Lecture 2

    Assignments:

        HW Assignment 1 (Due Date: Sept 18)
        HW Assignment 2 (Due Date: Sept 25)

    Past Midterm Exams:

        2014 without answer
        2015 without answer
        2016 without answer

        2014 with answer
        2015 with answer
        2016 with answer

    Past Final Exams:

        2014 without answer
        2015 without answer
        2016 without answer

        2014 with answer
        2015 with answer

    Other Materials:

        Table for Normal, Chi-square, and t