Statistics Part I
This course on Statistical Analysis for Policy Research is designed for the scholars of public policy to develop understanding of importance of data and data analysis in policy formulation and research. It aims to develop statistical thinking among the learners, and develop essential skills such as data summarization, data presentation and visualization, and model fitting for establishing causal relationships. Course aims to equip the learners with essential skills for sampling techniques, statistical inference and hypothesis testing. It covers practical tool of linear regression analysis by explaining the concept of dependent, explanatory and control variables. Course aims to develop working knowledge of Microsoft Excel for doing day to day statistical analysis for policy research.
Assistant Professor, NIPFP