ECON 3790              Lab  Syllabus                 Fall 2017


Dr. Usip's Office Hours Hrs. MW 12 - 2pm, TR 4-6pm and by appointment.                       
Lab Instructor:
Daniel Belinky (42024, 42026)    Office Hours: Will be announced in class.      

TEXT
: Learning Economics and Business Statistics with Excel, 3e - by Dr. Usip
Web Address: http://eeusip.people.ysu.edu


GRADING WEIGHT
:

      Exam # 1 (Date to be announced)                                                                      40 points
      Exam # 2 (Date to be announced)                                                                      40 points
      Assignments (Dates to be announced)                                                               30 points

      Final Exam. (LAST CLASS MEETING FOR ALL SECTIONS)                40 points

      Note:
Always bring a jump/flash drive to class for storing your work.


Outline:

Week of Workshop Topic  Assignment
8/21 Chapter 1: Data Entry & Transformations  
8/28 Chapter 2: Summarizing Data Graphically: Bar Graphs, Pie charts,
                    Histogram, and Crosstabulations.
 
9/4 Chapter 3: Summarizing Data Numerically: Basic Statistics & Boxplots.  
9/11 MT 1: Covers materials from Weeks 1 thru 3  
9/18 Chapter 4: Evaluating Empirical Probabilities using Crosstabs command 
Chapter 4
: Evaluating Binomial Probabilities
 
9/25 Chapter 4: Evaluating Normal Probabilities  
10/2 Chapter 5: Sampling and Validating the Central Limit Theorem (CLT)  
10/9 Chapter 6: Confidence Interval Estimation  
10/16 Chapter 7: Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample T Test  
10/23 MT 2: Covers materials from Weeks 5 thru 9  
10/30 Chapter 9: X2 Test of Goodness-of-fit and Independence
Chapter 10: One-way ANOVA
 
11/6 Chapter 11: Simple Linear Regression & Correlation Analysis  
11/13

Chapter 12: Multiple Linear Regression & Correlation Analysis

 
11/20 Thanksgiving Break  
11/27 Review Session  
12/4 Final Exam: Last Day of Class  


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