Probability and Statistics, Econ 15B
Required Software: EViews.
Quantitative Micro Software. A one-year software package can
be purchased for $30 at the computer store (upstairs) in the
UCI campus bookstore. If you're low on money (or just a
cheapskate), you don't need to buy this software. It should beinstalled on all computer labs in
Exams: 85 points total
Homework: 15 points total
Extra Credit: 11 points total
Academic dishonesty will not be
tolerated under any circumstances. Academic (dis)honesty at UCI is summarized
Courtesy and collegiality
towards all persons connected with this course (students, TAs, instructor, etc.) is required at all times.
Problems with exam.
Dropping your lowest test score is my mechanism
for dealing with problematic cases involving
exams. While I will drop your lowest score, you
may need this due to adverse circumstances,
which include but are not limited to: issues
concerning your athletic/band/debate/social/work
schedule, illness, stuck in traffic, forgot the
test date, job/internship interview, alien
abduction, family emergency, doctor’s appointment,
high, drunk, weather difficulties, other tests
that day, your test ``mysteriously'' disappeared,
etc. If this course is a sufficiently low priority
for you that you will miss half or more of the
exams, you may wish to consider whether this is
the right time for you to be taking a
Any concerns regarding homework or extra credit (lab attendance, test preps, etc.) must be addressed within one week of the relevant score’s being posted on EEE. After that, the scores are written in stone.
Any concerns regarding exams must be addressed within two weeks of the relevant score’s being posted on EEE. After that, the scores are written in stone.
You are responsible for taking care of these matters within the allotted time frame. Simply emailing the TA/instructor asking them to take care of things for you is typically not sufficient; you should plan to make an appointment in person with the relevant person(s) about any such issues, and to resolve them within the time frame.
Once the exam has been graded,
if it leaves the TA's presence for any length of
time, your score will not be altered
under any circumstances.