Content of this lecture are the basics of descriptive statistics and the introduction to statistical methods. In the first part of the lecture series Statistics (consisting of Statistics I and II) the following four topics will be examined:

  1. Statistical variables and their distributions
  2. Characteristic measures of statistical distributions
  3. Two-dimensional distributions, conditional distributions and statistical dependencies
  4. Introduction to regression analysis


  1. Schira: Statistische Methoden der VWL und BWL. current edition. Pearson, Hallbergmoos
  2. Bleymüller, Gehler and Gülicher: Statistik für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler. current edition. Verlag Franz Vahlen, Munich