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THOMAS SHERIDAN, 2nd year Chemistry Graduate Student

Major: Northwestern University

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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M14: How to Lose Money On The Internet: Political Statistics and Prediction Markets in Rainstorm Spring 2020 (May. 30 - 31, 2020)
In this course, we will learn about the basics of probability (outcomes, probabilities, expected value) focusing on how these concepts are applied to real-world prediction markets. We will also look at how polling is conducted, and how accurate (or inaccurate!) it can be.