ECON 816 Probability and Statistics
Basic tools in probability theory, mathematical statistics, and stochastic optimization designed to provide Ph.D. students training in stochastic models useful for all fields in economics. Prerequisite: Ph.D. standing in economics or consent of instructor.
The Ph.D. program in economics provides a solid foundation in modern economic analysis, develops expertise in two fields in economics, provides milestones and incentives for dissertation research, and supports graduate student professional development and placement. The department has a long-standing tradition of producing Ph.D. economists with strong foundational skills and expertise. Please visit the department website for additional information.