- CFA Exams
- 2021 Level I
- Study Session 3. Quantitative Methods (2)
- Reading 10. Sampling and Estimation

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##### Learning Outcome Statements PDF Download

1. Introductiona. define simple random sampling and a sampling distribution;b. explain sampling error;
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2. Time-Series and Cross-Sectional Datad. distinguish between time-series and cross-sectional data; | |

3. The Central Limit Theoreme. explain the central limit theorem and its importance; | |

4. Standard Error of the Sample Meanf. calculate and interpret the standard error of the sample mean; | |

5. Estimatorsg. identify and describe desirable properties of an estimator;
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6. Confidence Intervals for the Population Meani. describe properties of Student's t-distribution and calculate and interpret its degrees of freedom;
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7. Common Biases in Sampling Methodsk. describe the issues regarding selection of the appropriate sample size, data-mining bias, sample selection bias, survivorship bias, look-ahead bias, and time-period bias. |

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