Build foundational knowledge of data science with this introduction to probabilistic models, including random processes and the basic elements of statistical inference. The world is full of uncertainty: accidents, storms, unruly financial markets, noisy communications. The world is also full of data. Probabilistic modeling and the related field of [...]
Develop a deep understanding of the principles that underpin statistical inference: estimation, hypothesis testing and prediction. Statistics is the science of turning data into insights and ultimately decisions. Behind recent advances in machine learning, data science and artificial intelligence are fundamental statistical principles. The purpose of this class is [...]
This course provides an introduction to basic probability concepts. Our emphasis is on applications in science and engineering, with the goal of enhancing modeling and analysis skills for a variety of real-world problems.
Learn fundamental principles of modern finance, including valuation models, methods for risk analysis, derivative instruments and investment management. Many of the most important financial decisions in business are done under uncertainty. This is the second course in the Foundations of Modern Finance series of courses, as part of the [...]
Learn the fundamentals of finance that are essential for both investors and policymakers. In this IMFx course you will learn, from hands-on demonstrations, how to price different types of bonds, how to calculate different measures of bond yields and how to compare them across different types of instruments. You [...]