This book is an undergraduate text that introduces students to commonly-used statistical methods in economics. Using examples based on contemporary economic issues and readily-available data, it not only explains the mechanics of the various methods, it also guides students to connect statistical results to detailed economic interpretations. Because the goal is for students to be able to apply the statistical methods presented, online sources for economic data and directions for performing each task in Excel are also included.3 Observations and frequency distributions 1 2 4 As we shall discuss in Part III, we can also use a simple random sample of families. ... Monthly housing costs average the monthly costs of all of the applicable following items: electricity, gas, fuel oil, other ... 5 According to the Consumer Expenditure Survey Glossary (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010a), household ... expenses, repair of household appliances and other household equipment, repair of computer systems for home use, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Applied Statistics for Economists|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-11-12|