STAT 128b: Real-World Statistics

Jay Emerson

Brief Course Description:

Quantitative exploration of real-world problems through analysis of data. Topics include nationalistic biases in Olympic judging of diving and gymnastics; property tax assessments in New Haven; the role of the random selection of judges in international figure skating competitions; the 2006 stock option backdating scandal; and the study of bias in the jury selection process of Connecticut's Federal Court.

Department of Statistics

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