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Analysis of Economic Data

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ISBN-10: 0471999156

ISBN-13: 9780471999157

Edition: 2000

Authors: Gary Koop

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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 intuitionCovers most of the tools and models used in modern econometrics research e.g. correlation, regression and extensions for time-series methodsContains extensive use of real data examples and involves readers in hands-on computer workA disk is packaged with the book containing all data sets included in the textProfessor 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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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

John Geweke received his PhD in economics from the University of Minnesota. He has been Professor of economics/ statistics at the University of Wisconsin, Duke University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Iowa. He is co-editor of Journal of Econometrics, past co-editor of Journal of Applied Econometrics, and past editor of Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. He has published widely in econometrics and statistics, with major contributions to the analysis of time series and Bayesian econometrics. Professor Geweke is an elected fellow of the Econometric Society and the American Statistical Association and a past President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis. Gary Koop 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 Journal of Econometrics and Journal of Applied Econometrics. He is the author of Bayesian Econometrics, Bayesian Econometric Methods, Introduction to Econometrics, Analysis of Economic Data, and Analysis of Financial Data. Herman van Dijk received the Savage Prize for his PhD dissertation. His research interests are in Bayesian inference using simulation techniques, time series econometrics, and income distributions. He serves on the Editorial Board of major journals in econometrics. His publications consist of several books and more than 160 international scientific journal papers and reports.

Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Introduction
Basic data handling
Correlation
An introduction to simple regression
Statistical aspects of regression
Multiple regression
Regression with dummy variables
Regression with time lags: distributed lag models
Univariate time series analysis
Regression with time series variables
Applications of time series methods in macroeconomics and finance
Limitations and extensions
Writing an empirical project
Data directory
Index