Curriculum Vitae

I am Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Hood College. Previously I taught at Wake Forest University.


I have a Ph.D and M.A. in Economics from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Economics from University of Connecticut. Go Huskies!


My research broadly explores the political economy of public goods, innovation & technological growth, and intellectual property using the tools of new institutional economics, public choice, and market process economics.

Teaching | Research

Contact

safner@hood.edu

Statistics for Economics and Management

ECMG 212 - Spring 2017

Course Syllabus

Lesson Slides
1 Sampling and Data
2 Descriptive Statistics
3 Probability
4 Discrete Random Variables
5 Continuous Random Variables
6 The Normal Distribution
7 The Central Limit Theorem
8 Confidence Intervals
9 Hypothesis Testing
10 Linear Regression
The slides are in .pdf format, as they are Beamer presentations made with LaTeX. Open these in a PDF viewer in a fullscreen view, and they operate like a familiar powerpoint presentation where you can advance with the arrow keys.

Excel Resources/Templates
Descriptive Statistics
Making a Boxplot
Modeling Distributions (Binomial, Geometric, Poisson, Exponential)
Linear Regression


Other Resources
Example Empirical Paper with Regression
Formulas 1 and 2
Review Guides 1 and 2


Last Updated: 26 September 2017