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Department of Statistics
Chair of Business and Social Sta­tis­tics

Welcome to the Chair of Business and Social Sta­tis­tics!


MERCUR project funding for the Narrative Economics Alliance Ruhr

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

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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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