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Commercial Econometrics (1,955 Books)


Econometrics may be defined generally as the 'application of mathematics and statistical methods to the analysis of economic data.' Theoretical econometrics considers questions about the statistical properties of estimators in an economic model. Those properties may permit testing an economic hypothesis as to its acceptance or rejection on the basis of statistical inferences from the available data set.

 
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Statistical Methods for Linking Health, Exposure, And Hazards

By: Frances Jean Mather

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (EPHTN) proposes to link environmental hazards and exposures to health outcomes. Statistical methods used in case?control and cohort studies to link health outcomes to individual exposure estimates are well developed. However, reliable exposure estimates for many contaminants are not available at the individual level. In these cases, exposure/hazard data are often aggregated over a geographic area, and ecologic mo...

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Economic Analysis of the Implementation of Permeable Reactive Barr...

By: Robert M. Powell

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is charged by Congress with protecting the Nation’s land, air, and water resources. Under a mandate of national environmental laws, the Agency strives to formulate and implement actions leading to a compatible balance between human activities and the ability of natural systems to support and nurture life. To meet this mandate, EPA’s research program is providing data and technical support for solving environmental problem...

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Planning Report 01-3 Economic Evaluation of the Baldrige National ...

By: Albert N. Link

Technical Reference Publication

Executive Summary: This study is an economic evaluation of the Baldrige National Quality Program. Specifically, the analysis assesses: -- the net private benefits associated with the Baldrige National Quality Program to the U.S. private and public sector organizational members of the American Society for Quality, -- via generalization, the net social benefits of the Program in the aggregate, and -- the relationship between economy-wide net benefits traceable and the soci...

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Statistical Models

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This section discusses the statistical models that were fitted to the lead loading, lead concentration, and dust loading data. Also discussed are centering and scaling of design variables to produce easily interpretable model parameters. The stepwise regression and mixed model procedures used to arrive at final models are defined and model parameters are related to specific hypotheses of interest.

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Imputation, Apportionment, And Statistical Methods in the U. S. Ce...

By: Patrick J. Cantwell

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: As in all recent censuses, the U.S. Census Bureau used statistical methods in the 2000 Census to account for missing or contradictory information concerning the number of people living in some identified housing units. These statistically corrected counts ...

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Modeling Seasonal Economic Data, I

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: SECTION 1. MODELING SEASONAL ECONOMIC DATA, I Models for X-II and X-II Forecast Procedures for Preliminary and Revised Seasonal Adjustments, by Kenneth F. Wallis 3 Invited Comments by John Geweke 12 Adi Raveh 14 Comparative Study of the X-II and BAYSEA ...

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Economic Analysis for Decision-Making

By: epartment of Defense

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Reissues reference (a) to implement policy, and update responsibilities and procedures for conducting cost-effectiveness economic analysis for evaluating the costs and benefits of investment alternatives under reference (b).

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U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

By: Nick Orsini

Excerpt: Notice in this release and the accompanying ?U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services: April 2005?, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) are jointly publishing revised data on U.S. trade in goods for 2002-2004 and the first three months of 2005 and revised data on services for 1992-2004 and the first three months of 2005.

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U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: Goods and Services. The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total September exports of $105.2 billion and imports of $171.3 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $66. billion, $6.8 billion more than the $59.3 billion in August, revised. September exports were $2.8 billion less than August exports of $108.0 billion. September imports were $4.0 billion more than August ...

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U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: Goods and Services. The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total September exports of $105.2 billion and imports of $171.3 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $66. billion, $6.8 billion more than the $59.3 billion in August, revised. September exports were $2.8 billion less than August exports of $108.0 billion. September imports were $4.0 billion more than August ...

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U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

By: Nick Orsini

Excerpt: The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that total February exports of $100.5 billion and imports of $161.5 billion resulted in a goods and services deficit of $61.0 billion, $2.5 billion more than the $58.5 billion in January, revised. February exports were $0. billion more than January exports of $100.4 billion. February imports were $2.6 billion more than January imports of $158.9 billion.

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Telemarketing and Competition: An Economic Analysis of Do Not Call...

Government Reference Publication

Telemarketing and Competition: An Economic Analysis of Do Not Call Regulations Executive Summary: The U.S. Federal Trade commission is currently evaluating introduction of a national Do Not Call mechanism to limit telemarketing communications. Similar proposals have already been implemented by seventeen U.S. states, although participation rates vary widely. The conventional economic argument used in favor of limiting telephone sales calls is based on the belief that a me...

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97-2 Planning Report Economic Evaluation of Radiopharmaceutical Re...

By: Albert N. Link

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: Nuclear medicine is the branch of medicine that relies on radiation emitting substances, called radioisotopes or radionuclides, for the diagnosis or treatment of a disease or condition. The field of nuclear medical and biological research can be traced to the 1895 discovery by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen of a ray that could penetrate the human body and display bone structures. Soon thereafter, in 1896, Henri Becquerel demonstrated that uranium in its normal sta...

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Imputation, Apportionment, And Statistical Methods in the U. S. Ce...

By: Patrick J. Cantwell

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: Census taking is both a civic ceremony and a scientific undertaking. Statistical science is used throughout the process to provide the most accurate measures of the population possible under the law and within the constraints of time, financial resources, and respondent burden. The use of statistical methods has grown steadily during the past seven censuses. While there may be limits to the role statistics can play in our civic ceremony, the available evide...

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Ecologic Regression Analysis and the Study of the Influence of Air...

By: S. Selvin

Government Reference Publication

Introduction: The relationship of air quality to disease has been extensively studied and still remains a fundamental health issue. One popular approach to studying this relationship combines measures of pollution and rates of mortality by means of a linear regression analysis applied to a series of defined geographic areas. Over a dozen research efforts fall into this class (12)[s ee Ricci (3) for a complete review]. The present work attempts to use regression technique...

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Manual of Fisheries Sampling Surveys: Methodologies for Estimation...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Indicators are data or combination of data collected and processed for a clearly defined analytical or policy purpose. That purpose should be explicitly specified and taken into account when interpreting the value of an indicator. Fisheries indicators should provide practical and cost-effective means for the evaluation of the state and the development of fisheries systems and the effects that policy changes have on those systems. The importance attached to socio...

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Development of Surveillance Technology and Risk of Abuse of Econom...

By: Prof. Chris

Excerpt: Context: This study has been prepared by Dr Chris Elliott for the Scientific and Technological Options Assessment programme of the European Parliament. It is a contribution to the project on Development of surveillance technology and risk of abuse of economic information. This study examines the legality of the interception of electronic communications. The study is intended to be brief and concise. It concentrates on instruments that exist and not on the debate...

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Development of Surveillance Technology and Risk of Abuse of Econom...

By: Nikos Bogolikos

Introduction: The present study entitled ‘Development of surveillance technology and risk of abuse of economic information’ presents the outcomes from a survey of the opinions of experts, together with additional research and analytical material by the author. It has been conducted by ZEUS E.E.I.G. as part of a technology assessment project on this theme initiated by STOA in 1998 at the request of the Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs of the European Parl...

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Economic Analysis of Healthcare Cost Studies Commissioned by Blue ...

By: Margaret E. Guerin Calvert

Government Reference Publication

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF HEALTHCARE COST STUDIES COMMISSIONED BY BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION1 February 25, 2003 I. Introduction and Overview This economic report (Economic Report) was commissioned by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and conducted by Margaret Guerin-Calvert and Economists Incorporated to: (1) evaluate several empirical studies conducted on behalf of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) that examine factors that increase healthcare ...

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Space Economic Data

By: Henry R. Hertzfeld

Technical Reference Publication

Executive Summary: Space research, development, and commercial activity are among the important leading-edge technological sectors in the nation and in the world. Yet, we know less about the space industry than we do about other sectors of the United States economy. One area of confusion is that there are different definitions of the space sector in use by different statistical agencies. Both domestic and worldwide estimates of the size and growth of the industry vary gr...

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