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Statistics for Economics; Accounting and Business Studies (7th Edition)

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book-author

Michael Barrow

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Pearson; 7th edition (July 21; 2017)

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520 pages

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English

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1292118709

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9781292118703

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9781292118703


Book Description

Do you need to brush up on your statistical skills to truly excel in your economics or business course? If you want to increase your confidence in statistics then this is the perfect ebook for you. The Statistics for Economics; Accounting and Business Studies 7th edition (PDF) continues to present a user-friendly and concise introduction to a variety of statistical techniques and tools. Throughout the textbook; the author demonstrates how and why these techniques can be used to solve real-life problems; highlighting common mistakes and assuming no prior knowledge of the subject.

book-author

Michael Barrow

publisher

Pearson; 7th edition (July 21; 2017)

file-type

PDF

pages

520 pages

language

English

asin

1292118709

isbn10

9781292118703

isbn13

9781292118703

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover……Page 1
Title Page……Page 4
Copyright Page……Page 5
Dedication……Page 6
Contents……Page 8
Guided tour of the book……Page 13
Publisher’s acknowledgements……Page 15
Preface to the seventh edition……Page 17
Acknowledgements……Page 18
Custom publishing……Page 19
Introduction……Page 20
1 Descriptive statistics……Page 26
Introduction……Page 27
Summarising data using graphical techniques……Page 29
Looking at cross-section data: wealth in the United Kingdom in 2005……Page 35
Summarising data using numerical techniques……Page 46
The box and whiskers diagram……Page 66
Time-series data: investment expenditures 1977–2009……Page 67
Graphing bivariate data: the scatter diagram……Page 82
Data transformations……Page 86
The information and data explosion……Page 89
Writing statistical reports……Page 91
Guidance to the student: how to measure your progress……Page 93
Key terms and concepts……Page 94
Reference……Page 95
Formulae used in this chapter……Page 96
Problems……Page 97
Answers to exercises……Page 103
Appendix 1A: Σ notation……Page 107
Problems on Σ notation……Page 108
Appendix 1B: E and V operators……Page 109
Appendix 1C: Using logarithms……Page 110
Problems on logarithms……Page 111
Learning outcomes……Page 112
The definition of probability……Page 113
Probability theory: the building blocks……Page 116
Events……Page 117
Bayes’ theorem……Page 129
Decision analysis……Page 131
Summary……Page 135
Key terms and concepts……Page 136
Problems……Page 137
Answers to exercises……Page 143
Learning outcomes……Page 147
Introduction……Page 148
Random variables and probability distributions……Page 149
The Binomial distribution……Page 150
The Normal distribution……Page 156
The distribution of the sample mean……Page 164
The relationship between the Binomial and Normal distributions……Page 170
The Poisson distribution……Page 172
Key terms and concepts……Page 175
Problems……Page 176
Answers to exercises……Page 181
Learning outcomes……Page 183
Point and interval estimation……Page 184
Rules and criteria for finding estimates……Page 185
Estimation with large samples……Page 189
Precisely what is a confidence interval?……Page 192
Estimation with small samples: the t distribution……Page 200
Summary……Page 205
Key terms and concepts……Page 206
Problems……Page 207
Answers to exercises……Page 210
Appendix: Derivations of sampling distributions……Page 212
Learning outcomes……Page 214
The concepts of hypothesis testing……Page 215
The Prob-value approach……Page 222
Significance, effect size and power……Page 223
Further hypothesis tests……Page 226
Hypothesis tests with small samples……Page 230
Are the test procedures valid?……Page 232
Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals……Page 233
Independent and dependent samples……Page 234
Issues with hypothesis testing……Page 237
Summary……Page 238
Reference……Page 239
Problems……Page 240
Answers to exercises……Page 245
Learning outcomes……Page 249
The x2 distribution……Page 250
The F distribution……Page 264
Analysis of variance……Page 267
Key terms and concepts……Page 274
Problems……Page 275
Answers to exercises……Page 278
Appendix Use of x2 and F distribution tables……Page 280
Learning outcomes……Page 282
Introduction……Page 283
What determines the birth rate in developing countries?……Page 284
Correlation……Page 286
Regression analysis……Page 295
Inference in the regression model……Page 302
Route map of calculations……Page 310
Some other issues in regression……Page 312
Gapminder again……Page 316
Summary……Page 317
References……Page 318
Formulae used in this chapter……Page 319
Problems……Page 320
Answers to exercises……Page 323
Learning outcomes……Page 326
Introduction……Page 327
Principles of multiple regression……Page 328
What determines imports into the United Kingdom?……Page 329
Finding the right model……Page 349
Summary……Page 357
References……Page 358
Problems……Page 359
Answers to exercises……Page 363
Learning outcomes……Page 368
Introduction……Page 369
Using secondary data sources……Page 370
Collecting primary data……Page 374
Random sampling……Page 375
Calculating the required sample size……Page 384
Collecting the sample……Page 386
Case study: the UK Living Costs and Food Survey……Page 389
Summary……Page 390
References……Page 391
Problems……Page 392
Learning outcomes……Page 393
Introduction……Page 394
A simple index number……Page 395
A price index with more than one commodity……Page 396
Using expenditures as weights……Page 404
Quantity and expenditure indices……Page 406
The Consumer Price Index……Page 412
Discounting and present values……Page 413
The Lorenz curve……Page 418
The Gini coefficient……Page 421
Concentration ratios……Page 426
Key terms and concepts……Page 428
References……Page 429
Problems……Page 430
Answers to exercises……Page 435
Appendix: deriving the expenditure share form of the Laspeyres price index……Page 438
Learning outcomes……Page 439
The components of a time series……Page 440
Forecasting……Page 451
Further issues……Page 452
Summary……Page 453
Key terms and concepts……Page 454
Problems……Page 455
Answers to exercises……Page 457
List of important formulae……Page 461
Table A1 Random number table……Page 467
Table A2 The standard Normal distribution……Page 469
Table A3 Percentage points of the t distribution……Page 470
Table A4 Critical values of the x2 distribution……Page 471
Table A5(a) Critical values of the F distribution (upper 5% points)……Page 473
Table A5(b) Critical values of the F distribution (upper 2.5% points)……Page 475
Table A5(c) Critical values of the F distribution (upper 1% points)……Page 477
Table A5(d) Critical values of the F distribution (upper 0.5% points)……Page 479
Table A6 Critical values of Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient……Page 481
Table A7 Critical values for the Durbin–Watson test at 5% significance level……Page 482
Answers and Commentary on Problems……Page 483
C……Page 511
E……Page 512
H……Page 513
M……Page 514
P……Page 515
R……Page 516
T……Page 517
Z……Page 518

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