Introduction to Econometrics by Christopher Dougherty

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Synopsis

Retaining the student-friendly approach of previous editions, Introduction to Econometrics, Fourth Edition, uses clear and simple mathematics notation and step-by step explanations of mathematical proofs to help students thoroughly grasp the subject. Extensive practical exercises throughout--including fifty exercises on the same dataset--build students' confidence and provide them with hands-on practice in applying techniques.

NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION:

* An expanded review section at the beginning of the book offers a more comprehensive guide to all of the statistical concepts needed to study econometrics

* Additional exercises provide students with even more opportunities to put theory into practice

* More Monte Carlo simulations help students use visualization to understand the math

* New final sections at the end of each chapter contain summaries and non-technical introductions to more advanced topics

An updated and expanded Companion Website contains resources for students and instructors:

For students:

* Data sets
* Gretl, a free econometrics software application
* PowerPoint-based slides with explanations
* A study guide

For instructors:

* Instructor manuals for the text and data sets that detail the exercises and their solutions
* PowerPoint-based slides
* A "Contact the Author" link
 

About Christopher Dougherty

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Dr. Christopher Dougherty is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the London School of Economics.
 
Published April 30, 2011 by Oxford University Press. 592 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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