Using EconometricsA Practical Guide: International Edition
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A thorough and beginner-friendly introduction to econometrics.
Using Econometrics: A Practical Guide provides readers with a practical introduction that combines single-equation linear regression analysis with real-world examples and exercises. This text also avoids complex matrix algebra and calculus, making it an ideal text for beginners.
New problem sets and added support make Using Econometrics modern and easier to use.
Chapter 1: An Overview of Regression Analysis
Chapter 2: Ordinary Least Squares
Chapter 3: Learning to Use Regression Analysis
Chapter 4: The Classical Model
Chapter 5: Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 6: Specification: Choosing the Independent Variables
Chapter 7: Specification: Choosing a Functional Form
Chapter 8: Multicollinearity
Chapter 9: Serial Correlation
Chapter 10: Heteroskedasticity
Chapter 11: Running Your Own Regression Project
Chapter 12: Time-Series Models
Chapter 13: Dummy Dependent Variable Techniques
Chapter 14: Simultaneous Equations
Chapter 15: Forecasting
Chapter 16: Experimental and Panel Data
Chapter 17: Statistical Principles
NEW! Capture and keep students’ attention: New Datasets have been added to every chapter of the text. On average, two datasets appear in each chapter, most of which are based on recent articles in economics. The topics of interest in these datasets have been chosen to help capture and keep students’ attention. Examples include:
- The prices of iPods on eBay
- Predicting presidential elections
- The impact of Manny Ramirez on the attendance at Dodger Stadium
- The impact of easy grading on ratemyprofessors.com
- Attendance at Hollywood nightclubs
- How patients choose a hospital
Work with the rapidly growing econometrics software: Stata®. By packaging the Stata software with this textbook, your students can learn econometrics on the same program that a growing number of professionals are using to conduct their research.
- This package option provides Stata to students at a lower cost than the wholesale version of the program.
Updated! Offer access to powerful econometrics tools: EViews Upgrade. The latest upgrade of EViews—version 6.0, which features updated and redefined econometric procedures and can handle more variables and observations—is now available to package with this text.
- This package option provides EViews 6.0 to students at a lower cost than the wholesale version of the program.