Analysis of Economic Data

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Wiley, Apr 12, 2000 - Business & Economics - 238 pages
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Analysis of Economic Data Analysis of Economic Data teaches methods of data analysis to students whose primary interest is not in econometrics, statistics or mathematics. It shows students how to apply econometric techniques in the context of real–world empirical problems. Key features include:
∗ Adopts a largely non–mathematical approach relying on verbal and graphical intuition
∗ Covers most of the tools and models used in modern econometrics research e.g. correlation, regression and extensions for time–series methods
∗ Contains extensive use of real data examples and involves readers in hands–on computer work
∗ A disk is packaged with the book containing all data sets included in the text
Professor Koop has done a wonderful job in explaining sophisticated statistical concepts . to people with no statistical background. Kai Li, University of British Columbia The author has a real knack for getting the ideas across in a straightforward and intuitive manner . Dr Koop possesses immense technical ability along with a down–to–earth willingess to entertain a student′s perspective. Craig Heinicke, Baldwin Wallace College

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Contents

Basic data handling
5
Correlation
23
An introduction to simple regression
37
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Gary Koop is Professor of Economics at the University of Strathclyde. He has published numerous articles in Bayesian econometrics and statistics in journals such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of the American Statistical Association and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. He is an associate editor for several journals, including the Journal of Econometrics and the Journal of Applied Econometrics. He is the author of the books Bayesian Econometrics, Analysis of Economic Data and Analysis of Financial Data.

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