Based on the first part of the lecture series Statistics, Statistics II teaches the basics of probability theory and stochastics as well as an introduction to statistical estimating and statistical hypothesis testing. The following six topics are covered in the lecture:

  1. Fundamentals of probability theory, conditional probability and stochastic independence
  2. Stochastic variables and their distributions
  3. Characteristic measures of probability distributions and multidimensional random variables
  4. Stochastic models and certain distributions
  5. Statistical estimators
  6. Hypothesis testing


  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