Karl Friedrich Gauss
Born: 30 April 1777
Died: 23 February 1855

POLS 6482 ADVANCED MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS

Fall Semester AY2001-2002
Department of Political Science
University of Houston
Houston, TX, 77204-3011

Classroom: 344 PGH
Time: 1:00PM - 4:00PM M


Instructor: Keith T. Poole

Office: 447D Hoffman Hall
E-Mail: kpoole@uga.edu
WebSite: Voteview Home Page


The following texts will be used in this course:


Requirements

The primary emphasis of this course will be on how to use multivariate statistical methods -- how to look at and assemble data matrices; how to construct and estimate multivariate statistical models. Students will be required to learn Epsilon (EMACS), a screen editor, and two statistical packages -- EVIEWS and STATA.

Grades will be determined by two take home examinations and by regularly assigned class problems.


Below are links to my Prob-Stat II (required MBA course) web pages from AY1997-98 at Carnegie-Mellon University. These should be helpful for you to learn your way around EVIEWS.

Probability and Statistics II Main Page
How to Use Eviews
Prob-Stat II 1997-98: First Homework Assignment
Prob-Stat II 1997-98: Answers For First Homework Assignment
Below are links to my Prob-Stat I (required MBA course) web pages from AY1999-2000 at Carnegie-Mellon University. These may be useful for memory refreshing!

Probability and Statistics I Main Page

Useful Links -- EVIEWS


EVIEWS HomePage -- Quantitative Micro Software

Useful Links -- EPSILON


EPSILON HomePage -- Lugaru Software Ltd.


Course Outline


  1. Introduction and Review of Linear Algebra


    1. The Algebra of Matrices

      First Homework Assignment

      Assignment:
  1. Review of the Two Variable Linear Model

    Assignment:
  1. The Calculus of Maximum Likelihood Estimation

    Assignment:
  1. Simple Logit Analysis
  2. Multi-Choice Logit Analysis

    Assignment:
Final Examination



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