Ying Deng is an associate professor in the School of International Trade and Economics (SITE) at University of International Business and Economics (UIBE). She has been working at UIBE since graduated with a PhD in Economics from Maxwell School at Syracuse University in 2013. Her primary research focuses on Spatial Econometrics and Applied Econometrics. She has taught courses for students at different levels, including Introduction to Econometrics for undergraduates, Financial Econometrics, Econometric Methods and Applications Using Stata for masters and Spatial Econometrics for PhDs.
An introduction to statistical reasoning. Students learn how statistics has helped to solve major problems in economics, education, genetics, medicine, physics, political science, and psychology. Topics include: design of experiments, descriptive statistics, mean and standard deviation, the normal distribution, the binomial distribution, correlation and regression, sampling, estimation, and testing of hypothesis.
Statistics can be defined as the science of reasoning from data. Data and statistical thinking abound in everyday life and in almost all academic disciplines, so the ability to reason with data is essential to educated citizenship. This course will focus on understanding statistical concepts and reasoning; organizing, interpreting and producing data; analyzing statistical arguments and communicating findings clearly; and appreciating the relevance of statistics to contemporary society. After successful completion of this course, students will be able to: