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This lecture introduces the fundamentals of statistics in the social sciences building on the lecture "Empirical Research Methods". The course covers topics ranging from descriptive statistics , inferential statistics and correlations to regression analysis and multivariate analyses. A particular emphasis is placed on a closer examination of the underlying processes and assumptions. The lecture aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of model based statistical inference. In the process, students will learn about probability theory and the fundamentals of statistical modeling and their different variants