Stat Camp for Economic PhD Students Audit

  • Course StartJuly 2020
  • Course DurationSelf-paced
  • Credit OfferedStatement of Completion
  • Tuition$125

Review the statistical tools and concepts that are used in the first year Economics Ph.D. courses.

Course Description

Rice University offers an online statistics camp to review statistical tools and concepts that are used in the first year Economics Ph.D. courses.

This course will cover topics including: Probability theory, Univariate and Multivariate random variables, Probability inequalities, Large Sample Theory and Limit theorems in probability. In the audit version, students will have access to lecture videos and course content but no interaction with an instructor will be available.  There are 20 lectures to be completed. Students will complete concept check questions, homework and quizzes for each module to reinforce what they’ve learned and test their skills. 

Certificates will be issued upon successful completion of all coursework.

The course is self-paced, so you can work on your own schedule and timeline. You will have access to course materials through April 30, 2021 and can work in a way that best fits your schedule. Because the course is online, you can take it from anywhere in the world. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection.

Refund Policy

Students may request to drop the course and receive a refund by emailing 100% refund will be granted for the first 2 weeks after you enroll in the course and 50% refund will be granted between 2 and 4 weeks after you start the course.

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Important Course Dates

Online Stat Camp: July 2020  – April 30th, 2021
Deadline to Enroll: February 28th, 2021

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Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus


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Professor Information

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Amir Kazempour

Amir Kazempour is a doctoral student in the Economics Department at Rice University with an interest in Industrial Organization. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, Austria and Vienna University of Technology. Amir’s research focuses on estimation of matching games and the relation between competition and quality in […]

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Dr. Hülya Eraslan

Co-Instructor Ralph O’Connor Professor, Rice University Economics Department Dr. Eraslan is the Ralph O’Connor professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Economics department at Rice University. She received her Doctorate in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2001. She has been a professor of Economics at Rice University since 2014.

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