Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Big Data
What you'll learn
- Explore how to run basic univariable analysis of means, medians, and percentiles on a dataset.
- Explore how to run simple regression analysis on a dataset.
- Explore how to run instrumental variables analysis on a dataset.
- Explore how to run probit/logit analysis on a dataset.
- Explore how to run fixed effects regression on a dataset.
- Explore how to run difference-in-differences analysis on a dataset.
- No advanced preparation or prerequisites are needed for this course.
This course prepares participants to begin running data analysis on databases. Both univariate and multivariate analysis are covered with a particular focus on regression analysis. Regression analysis is done in Excel, SAS, and Stata to give viewers a sense of familiarity with a variety of different software package structures. The focus in this course is on financial data though the techniques are also applicable to more general forms of data like that used in marketing or management analyses.
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Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in Business Operations.
- Anyone interested in Business Technology.
- Anyone in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
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