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

By: Patrick J. Cantwell

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: 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 evidence i...

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

By: Duncan Campbell

Summary: // 1. Communications intelligence (Comint) involving the covert interception of foreign communications has been practiced by almost every advanced nation since international telecommunications became available. Comint is a large-scale industrial activity providing consumers with intelligence on diplomatic, economic and scientific developments. The capabilities of and constraints on Comint activity may usefully be considered in the framework of the intelligence c...

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Bhutan : Rural Access Project Socio-Economic Analysis

By: Thampil Pankaj

Economics

Background: Country -- On the Himalayas: alt. 500m to 6000m -- Population 600,000; 85% rural -- Royal Govt., with high level of people participation in decision making -- Admin: efficient, transparent, clean -- Env. Preservation: 76% forest cover -- Vision: stresses Gross National Happiness...

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The Algerian Retrenchment System : A Financial and Economic Evaluation

By: Elizabeth Ruppert

Economics

The Algerian economy is struggling to break away from the central planning model it adopted following independence from France in 1962. Algeria?s vast oil reserves and external borrowing during the 1970s and early 1980s financed heavy investment to develop an industrial sector that relies on capital-intensive production technology. Over time, the large public sector gradually lost competitiveness. Economic reform was initially undertaken in the late 1980s and has been st...

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Rethinking the Causes of Deforestation : Lessons from Economic Models

By: Arild Angelsen

Economics

Concern is rising about the adverse consequences of tropical deforestation. The loss of forest cover influences the climate and contributes to a loss of biodiversity. Reduced timber supplies, siltation, flooding, and soil degradation affect economic activity and threaten the livelihoods and cultural integrity of forest-dependent people. Tropical rain forests, which constitute about 41 percent of the total tropical forest cover, are considered the richest and most valuabl...

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Economic Analysis of a Rural Basic Access Road Project : The Case ...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Rural road projects that aim to improve basic road accessibility from villages to markets and social services are expected to yield not only savings in vehicle operating cost (VOC) and road user travel time cost (TTC), but also substantial social values in the form of broadened socioeconomic opportunities for the rural population. As most rural access roads have very low traffic volumes, the social values generated from the improvement of basic access are often a more im...

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Private Residential Investment Growth : Implications on Municipal ...

By: The World Bank

Economics

The economic development of the District of Pilar during the nineties shows several particular features, which makes it different from the other municipalities of the Metropolitan Region of Buenos Aires (MRBA). The boom of residential investment, the strong presence of manufacturing industries subsidiaries of international companies, and the localization of universities and commercial enterprises of high hierarchy have caused the district to be one of the main receivers ...

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Availability of More Frequent Economic Data

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: While the census provides complete enumerations every 5 years, there are many needs for more frequent data as well. The Census Bureau conducts a number of monthly, quarterly, and annual surveys, with the results appearing in publication series such as ...

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Availability of More Frequent Economic Data

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: While the census provides complete enumerations every 5 years, there are many needs for more frequent data as well. The Census Bureau conducts a number of monthly, quarterly, and annual surveys, with the results appearing in publication series such as ...

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A Bibliography of Selected Statistical Methods and Development Rel...

By: Tommy Wright

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Practically everyday we pick up the newspaper or tune in to a news broadcast and are bombarded with data in the form of numbers, graphs, and tables. We see the results of a study done by the Gallup Poll. Forest personnel can tell the number of deer inhabiting a certain land area. Reliable estimates of world grain production can be made before harvest by use of satellite data. Nielson?s Ratings can tell the approximate number of people who watched television in a...

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Comparison of Geis and Speer for Editing Economic Data

By: John Kovar

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: Computer files used for administrative or survey purposes may contain large numbers of records, some of which contain logical inconsistencies or incorrect data. Pritzker, Ogus, and Hansen (1965) describe the nature of the problem. Errors can arise because methods of creating records in files are not consistent, because questions are not understood, or because of transcription or coding problems. In many situations, data files are edited using custom softwar...

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Connecticut Social and Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: The 2000 data comes from Summary File 3 of the 2000 Decennial Census. The 2003 data comes from the new American Community Survey. This new monthly survey ? part of the reengineered census ? will take the place of the census long form and allow for data to be released on an annual basis rather than every 10 years.

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Maine Social and Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owner-occupied units 254,866 266,763 Less than $50,000 21,959 15,061 $50,000 to $99,999 108,736 69,248 $100,000 to $149,999 69,554 68,858 $150,000 to $199,999 27,431 45,895 $200,000 to $299,999 17,337 40,057 $300,000 to $499,999 7,076 21,176 $500,000 to $999,999 2,249 4,652 $1,000,000 or more 524 1,816 Median (dollars) $98,700 $134,846 ...

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Massachusetts Social and Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owneroccupied units 1,187,871 1,258,630 Less than $50,000 8,071 6,349 $50,000 to $99,999 105,192 37,486 $100,000 to $149,999 277,571 113,156 $150,000 to $199.999 273,542 136,812 $200,000 to $299,999 286,599 306,111 $300,000 to $499,999 170,536 460,671 $500,000 to $999,999 56,270 169,104 $1,000,000 or more 10,090 28,941 Median (dollars) $185,700 $309,736 ...

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New Hampshire Social and Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owner-occupied units 249,345 279,816 Less than $50,000 5,006 2,234 $50,000 to $99,999 61,539 23,716 $100,000 to $149,999 86,992 47,196 $150,000 to $199,999 48,253 57,414 $200,000 to $299,999 32,989 85,391 $300,000 to $499,999 11,491 53,429 $500,000 to $999,999 2,614 9,420 $1,000,000 or more 461 1,016 Median (dollars) $133,300 $208,403 ...

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New York Social and Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owner-occupied units 2,689,728 2,803,510 Less than $50,000 151,310 134,446 $50,000 to $99,999 714,774 620,479 $100,000 to $149,999 491,060 391,108 $150,000 to $199,999 468,384 260,960 $200,000 to $299,999 501,839 462,225 $300,000 to $499,999 252,136 642,059 $500,000 to $999,999 87,898 248,822 $1,000,000 or more 22,327 43,411 Median (dollars) $148,700 $198,883 ...

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Rhode Island Social & Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owner-occupied units 202,216 212,424 Less than $50,000 1,742 555 $50,000 to $99,999 39,809 9,165 $100,000 to $149,999 85,975 37,568 $150,000 to $199,999 37,675 54,567 $200,000 to $299,999 23,885 58,536 $300,000 to $499,999 9,547 38,714 $500,000 to $999,999 2,893 11,047 $1,000,000 or more 690 2,272 Median (dollars) $133,000 $205,244 ...

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Vermont Social & Economic Data Profile 2000 and 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: HOUSING VALUE 2000 2003 Specific owner-occupied units 105,962 111,290 Less than $50,000 3,553 2,511 $50,000 to $99,999 39,858 27,908 $100,000 to $149,999 36,958 32,964 $150,000 to $199,999 14,158 21,857 $200,000 to $299,999 7,758 17,344 $300,000 to $499,999 2,752 6,855 $500,000 to $999,999 746 1,586 $1,000,000 or more 179 265 Median (dollars) $111,500 $138,457 ...

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A Bibliography of Selected Statistical Methods and Development Rel...

By: Tommy Wright

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Sampling methods are used throughout the world by a variety of individuals, groups, and organizations, as well as by local, state, and national governments. They are used successfully in many fields including agriculture, business, defense, economics, education, energy, environment, finance, health, industry, labor, natural resource management, demographics, and transportation. Some specific applications include taking opinion polls, election polls, and polls fo...

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Comparison of Geis and Speer for Editing Economic Data

By: John Kovar

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Computer files used for administrative or survey purposes may contain large numbers of records, some of which contain logical inconsistencies or incorrect data. Pritzker, Ogus, and Hansen (1965) describe the nature of the problem. Errors can arise because methods of creating records in files are not consistent, because questions are not understood, or because of transcription or coding problems. In many situations, data files are edited using custom software tha...

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