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Department of Statistics
Chair of Business and Social Sta­tis­tics

Welcome to the Chair of Business and Social Sta­tis­tics!


Yuliya Shrub receives the award for the best graduating international student

We congratulate Yuliya Shrub on her Master's degree and on winning the award for the best international student. Ms. Shrub completed her master's…

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Fabian Blunck receives the Alumni Association Award for his outstanding thesis

We congratulate Fabian Blunck on his master's degree and on the award of the Alumni Association for his outstanding thesis. Fabian Blunck wrote his…

Potrait of Fabian Blunck

Dr. Jonas Rieger receives funding from the TU Dortmund Young Academy

For his research project "The Era of ChatGPT: Evaluation and Regulation of Large Language Models" he receives a grant of 5.000€.

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Joint doctoral training at the UA Ruhr

The Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ) offers a doctoral program in economics.

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Statistical Colloquium Summer & Winter Term

In the Statistical Colloquium, invited speakers present their current research. All interested parties are welcome to attend!

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MERCUR project funding for the Narrative Economics Alliance Ruhr

Researchers of the TU, the RUB and the UDE develop methods to analyze economic narratives


EU funds GADMO: German-Austrian Initiative against misinformation

Researchers of the TU Dortmund University join Journalists in their task to automate Fact Checks using Natural Language Processing.

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MERCUR project funding for dynamic networks

Researchers at TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen are developing new comparative data analysis methods for dynamic networks.

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MERCUR individual funding regarding digital data.

Thomas Bauer becomes a professor at the UA Ruhr for "Digital Data in Social and Economic Research".

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DFG research grant on model diagnostics for count time series

Researchers develop methods for identifying, selecting, and validating time series models in the context of count data.


UA Ruhr program M.Sc. Econometrics (starting WiSe 2019/20)

The four-semester English-language master's program "Econometrics" brings together economics, mathematics and statistics.


Cooperative Research of RWI and UA Ruhr

Scientists from RWI, RUB, UDE and TU Dortmund University work together under the competence field "Empirical Economic Research".

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DoCMA: Cooperation across three departments for text data analysis

Researchers from the departments of Journalism, Computer Science and Statistics develop methods and application scenarios for modeling text data.

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Research Training Group for Economics at RWI and UA Ruhr

The Ruhr Graduate School in Economics is a cooperative graduate program of RWI, RUB, UDE and TU Dortmund.

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