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Measurement in economics : a handbook

Author: Marcel Boumans
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2007.
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Measurement in Economics: a Handbook aims to serve as a source, reference, and teaching supplement for quantitative empirical economics, inside and outside the laboratory. Covering an extensive range of fields in economics: econometrics, actuarial science, experimental economics, index theory, national accounts, and economic forecasting, it is the first book that takes measurement in economics as its central focus.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Measurement in economics.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2007
(OCoLC)153553324
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Boumans
ISBN: 9780080551616 0080551610
OCLC Number: 180878697
Description: 1 online resource (x, 448 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright page; Preface; List of Contributors; Contents; Part I: General; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Representational Theory of Measurement; Chapter 3. Measurability; Chapter 4. Measurement With Experimental Controls; Chapter 5. An Analytical History of Measuring Practices: The Case of Velocities of Money; Part II: Representation in Economics; Chapter 6. Representation in Economics; Chapter 7. Axiomatic Price Index Theory; Chapter 8. National Accounts and Indicators; Chapter 9. Invariance and Calibration; Part III: Representation in Econometrics.
Responsibility: edited by Marcel Boumans.

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Measurement in Economics: a Handbook aims to serve as a source, reference, and teaching supplement for quantitative empirical economics, inside and outside the laboratory. Covering an extensive range of fields in economics: econometrics, actuarial science, experimental economics, index theory, national accounts, and economic forecasting, it is the first book that takes measurement in economics as its central focus. It shows how different and sometimes distinct fields share the same kind of measurement problems and so how the treatment of these problems in one field can function as a guidance i.

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