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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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National Center for Health Statistics

By: Edward J. Sondik, Ph. D.

Overview: and Background. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is a unique public resource for health information. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, NCHS provides statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. NCHS’s mission is to monitor America’s health, and our activities mirror the multi-faceted aspects of health care. NCHS surveys and data systems provide fundamental public health and...

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Hematological and Iron-Related Analytes— Reference Data for Person...

By: Lawrence H. Cox, Ph.D.

NHANES III used a stratified, multistage design to obtain a representative probability sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States, 2 months of age and over. The survey was conducted from October 1988 through October 1994 and was designed as two 3-year phases, each of which constitutes a national probability sample. The 6-year sample, also a national probability sample, provides more statistically reliable estimates because of its larger s...

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Environmental Technology Verification Report

By: Ryan R. James

Excerpt: Notice The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through its Office of Research and Development, has financially supported and collaborated in the extramural program described here. This document has been peer reviewed by the Agency. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the EPA for use.

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Characterization and Effectiveness of Remining Abandoned Coal Mine...

By: Jay W. Hawkins

ABSTRACT: Under an approved remining program, mine operators can remine abandoned coal mines without assuming legal responsibility for treatment of the previously degraded water, as long as the discharging waters are not further degraded and other regulatory requirements are satisfied. A U.S. Bureau of Mines review of 105 remining permits in Pennsylvania indicates that remining results in substantial reclamation of abandoned mine lands, utilization of significant quantit...

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Vital and Health Statistics

By: Jennifer H. Madans, Ph. D.

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) are designed to provide periodic information on the health and nutritional status of the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States. The survey program was begun in 1960 with three surveys of health status, the National Health Examination Surveys (NHES) (19–21). In 1970, an expanded nutrition component was added to provide data with which to assess nutritional status and dietary practices. ...

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United States Cancer Statistics

By: epartment of Health and Human Services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute thank the staff in state and metropolitan area cancer registries for their commitment to cancer surveillance and control programs. The consistent efforts of registry staff to collect complete, timely, and highquality cancer incidence data are essential for monitoring progress toward reducing the burden of cancer in the United States. Appendix A provides a list of state and metropolitan area ...

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Value of Construction Put in Place

By: Kenneth Prewitt

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT REVISIONS. In each May report, unadjusted value-in-place estimates are revised to incorporate additional data not previously available. Seasonally adjusted statistics are also revised using newly computed seasonal factors. The revised factors for January 1997-December 1999 were computed using data through April 2000. The revised factors for January-May 2000 were computed using data through May 2000. See AppendixD, Adjustments for Seasonal ...

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Value of Constrtuction Put in Place May 2002

By: Charles Louis Kincannon

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1997 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1998 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2002 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $852.0 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $858.2 billion. The May figure represents a 1 (ñ 5) percent increase over May 2001. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $701.0 billion, 1 (ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $707.1 billion for April. D...

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Value of Construction Put in Place May 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1998 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1999 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2003 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $869.8 billion, 1.7 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised April estimate of $885.0 billion. The May figure is 1.1 (ñ 4.9) percent above May 2002. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $689.6 billion, 1.8 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised estimate of $702.6 billion for April. D...

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Value of New Construction Put in Place: May 1996

By: Michael Kantor

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: New construction put in place during May 1996 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $563.4 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $568.3 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1995. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $493.5 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $498.6 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1997

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Construction put in place during May 1997 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.0 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $595.7 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1996. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $495.9 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $507.2 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1998

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1993 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1995 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 1998 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $633.5 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $643.4 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1997. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $526.1 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $534.7 billion for April. DESC...

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The North Korean Economy: Background and Policy Analysis

By: Emma Chanlett-Avery

Summary: This report provides an overview of the economy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, its external economic relations, attempts at reform, and U.S. policy options. Along with the United States, North Korea’s major trading partners -- China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia -- form the socalled Six Parties, which are currently engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK’s development of a nuclear weapons program.

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Foreign Aid : An Introductory Overview of U. S. Programs and Policy

By: Curt Tarnoff

Summary: Foreign assistance is a fundamental component of the international affairs budget and is viewed by many as an essential instrument of U.S. foreign policy. This report provides an overview of the U.S. foreign aid program, by addressing a number of the more frequently asked questions regarding the subject.

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Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions : Part 5. Lsomerases ...

By: Robert N. Goldberg

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: This paper completes a series of reviews on the thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. The first four reviews dealt with the thermodynamics of the reactions catalyzed by the oxidoreductases, transferases, hydrolases, and lyases. These are the first four classes of enzymes classified by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Chemistry. The current review a critical compilation of thermodynamic data is provided for the reactions catal...

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Strengthening Social Security and Creating Personal Wealth for All...

By: Richard Parsons

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Introduction By the Co-Chairs. From the first, Social Security was a work in progress. It remains so now. In 1939, just four years after enactment, the Administration and Congress added major provisions. FDR called for more. As he signed the 1939 Amendments he stated: we must expect a great program of social legislation, as such as is represented in the Social Security Act, to be improved and strengthened in the light of additional experience and understanding. ...

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