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Introductory econometrics : using Monte Carlo simulation with Microsoft Excel

Author: Humberto Barreto; Frank M Howland
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : CD for computer : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accompanying CD-ROM use Excel workbooks powered by Visual Basic macros to teach the core concepts of econometrics without advanced mathematics.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Humberto Barreto; Frank M Howland
ISBN: 9780521843195 0521843197
OCLC Number: 60420971
Description: xxiii, 774 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1. Introduction; Part I. Description: 2. Correlation; 3. Pivot tables; 4. Computing regression; 5. Interpreting regression; 6. Functional form; 7. Multivariate regression; 8. Dummy variables; Part II. Inference: 9. Monte Carlo simulation; 10. Inferential statistics review; 11. Measurement box model; 12. Comparing two populations; 13. The classical econometric model; 14. The Gauss Markov theorem; 15. Understanding the standard error; 16. Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals; 17. F tests; 18. Omitted variable bias; 19. Heteroskedasticity; 20. Autocorrelation; 21. The series topics; 22. Dummy dependent variables; 23. Bootstrap; 24. Simultaneous equations.
Responsibility: Humberto Barreto, Frank M. Howland.
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This highly accessible and innovative textbook with supporting web site uses Excel (R) to teach the core concepts of econometrics without advanced mathematics. The web site support can be found at  Read more...

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'Hats off to Barreto and Howland for a clearly-written text that introduces the undergraduate to data analysis and econometric techniques using Excel. The book's strength is in using Monte Carlo Read more...

 
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