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11.220 Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planners I

As taught in: Spring 2009

Scatterplot of home values in Boston.

Scatterplot of Boston home data, showing the relationship between home values and the number of rooms in the home. (Image by Ezra Haber Glenn.)




Ezra Haber Glenn

Course Features

Course Description

This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. Elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation are covered. Emphasis is on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this section: .zip, .do, .raw, .dta, and .csv.