Basic Statistics for Business and Economics

With Student Powerweb

Author: Douglas A. Lind,William G. Marchal,Samuel A. Wathen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin

ISBN: 9780072874204

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

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BASIC STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 4/e contains comprehensive coverage of statistical tools and methods delivered in a student friendly, step-by-step format. The text is non-threatening and presents concepts clearly and succinctly with a conversational writing style. All statistical concepts are illustrated with solved applied examples immediately upon introduction. Modern computing tools and applications are introduced, but the text maintains a focus on presenting statistics content as oppose to technology or programming methods, this edition continues as a ‘students’ text with increased emphasis on interpretation of data and results. This essentials version of the more comprehensive text includes 13 chapters (versus 20 chapters in the longer 11/e), in a two-color format, with some condensed coverage and all optional topics or chapters eliminated. It contains the core topics covered in most Business Statistics courses in fewer pages.ges.

Statistical Techniques in Business and Economics

Author: Douglas Lind,William Marchal,Samuel Wathen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin

ISBN: 9780073401805

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

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Lind/Marchal/Wathen is a perennial market best seller due to its comprehensive coverage of statistical concepts and methods delivered in a student friendly, step-by-step format. The text presents concepts clearly and succinctly with a conversational writing style and illustrates concepts through the liberal use of business-focused examples that are relevant to the current world of a college student. Known as a “student's text,” Lind's supporting pedagogy includes self reviews, cumulative exercises, and coverage of software applications including Excel, Minitab, and MegaStat for Excel. The new 15th edition puts more emphasis on the interpretation of data and results and supports Lind's student-centric, step-by-step approach with McGraw-Hill's industry leading online assessment resource Connect Business Statistics.

Loose-leaf Version Basic Statistics for Business & Economics

Author: Samuel Wathen,William Marchal,Douglas Lind

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077416836

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 596

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The 8th edition of Lind/Marchal/Wathen: Basic Statistics for Business and Economics, is a step-by-step approach that enhances student performance, accelerates preparedness and improves motivation for the student taking a business statistics course. The main objective of the text is to provide students majoring in all fields of business administration with an introductory survey of the many applications of descriptive and inferential statistics. The relevant approach taken in this text relates to the college students today as they will receive the information that is important to them in this class as well as their future careers. Understanding the concepts, seeing and doing plenty of examples and exercises, and comprehending the application of statistical methods in business and economics are the focus of this book. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: David R. Anderson,Dennis J. Sweeney,Thomas A. Williams,Jeffrey D. Camm,James J. Cochran

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337516562

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

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Trust the market-leading ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, 8E to introduce sound statistical methodology using real-world examples, proven approaches, and hands-on exercises that build the foundation readers need to analyze and solve business problems quantitatively. This edition gives readers the foundation in statistics needed for an edge in today's competitive business world. The authors’ signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style combines with proven methodologies, hands-on exercises, and real examples to take readers deep into today’s actual business problems. Readers learn how to solve problems from an intelligent, quantitative perspective. Streamlined to focus on core topics, this new edition provides the latest updates with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help readers master key formulas and apply statistical methods as they learn them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Mathematical Statistics for Economics and Business

Author: Ron C. Mittelhammer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461450225

Category: Mathematics

Page: 755

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Mathematical Statistics for Economics and Business, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of mathematical statistics which underpin statistical analyses in the fields of economics, business, and econometrics. The selection of topics in this textbook is designed to provide students with a conceptual foundation that will facilitate a substantial understanding of statistical applications in these subjects. This new edition has been updated throughout and now also includes a downloadable Student Answer Manual containing detailed solutions to half of the over 300 end-of-chapter problems. After introducing the concepts of probability, random variables, and probability density functions, the author develops the key concepts of mathematical statistics, most notably: expectation, sampling, asymptotics, and the main families of distributions. The latter half of the book is then devoted to the theories of estimation and hypothesis testing with associated examples and problems that indicate their wide applicability in economics and business. Features of the new edition include: a reorganization of topic flow and presentation to facilitate reading and understanding; inclusion of additional topics of relevance to statistics and econometric applications; a more streamlined and simple-to-understand notation for multiple integration and multiple summation over general sets or vector arguments; updated examples; new end-of-chapter problems; a solution manual for students; a comprehensive answer manual for instructors; and a theorem and definition map. This book has evolved from numerous graduate courses in mathematical statistics and econometrics taught by the author, and will be ideal for students beginning graduate study as well as for advanced undergraduates.

Introductory Statistics for Business and Economics

Theory, Exercises and Solutions

Author: Jan Ubøe

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319709364

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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This textbook discusses central statistical concepts and their use in business and economics. To endure the hardship of abstract statistical thinking, business and economics students need to see interesting applications at an early stage. Accordingly, the book predominantly focuses on exercises, several of which draw on simple applications of non-linear theory. The main body presents central ideas in a simple, straightforward manner; the exposition is concise, without sacrificing rigor. The book bridges the gap between theory and applications, with most exercises formulated in an economic context. Its simplicity of style makes the book suitable for students at any level, and every chapter starts out with simple problems. Several exercises, however, are more challenging, as they are devoted to the discussion of non-trivial economic problems where statistics plays a central part.

Applied Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: Robert M. Leekley

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439882819

Category: Mathematics

Page: 496

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Designed for a one-semester course, Applied Statistics for Business and Economics offers students in business and the social sciences an effective introduction to some of the most basic and powerful techniques available for understanding their world. Numerous interesting and important examples reflect real-life situations, stimulating students to think realistically in tackling these problems. Calculations can be performed using any standard spreadsheet package. To help with the examples, the author offers both actual and hypothetical databases on his website http://iwu.edu/~bleekley The text explores ways to describe data and the relationships found in data. It covers basic probability tools, Bayes’ theorem, sampling, estimation, and confidence intervals. The text also discusses hypothesis testing for one and two samples, contingency tables, goodness-of-fit, analysis of variance, and population variances. In addition, the author develops the concepts behind the linear relationship between two numeric variables (simple regression) as well as the potentially nonlinear relationships among more than two variables (multiple regression). The final chapter introduces classical time-series analysis and how it applies to business and economics. This text provides a practical understanding of the value of statistics in the real world. After reading the book, students will be able to summarize data in insightful ways using charts, graphs, and summary statistics as well as make inferences from samples, especially about relationships.

Basic Statistics

Author: B L Agarwal

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122418149

Category: Statistics

Page: 788

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Basic Statistics Covers A Wide Range Of Statistical Theory Taught In Almost All Faculties. Theory Followed By Relevant Formulae Is Fully Explicated Through Solved Numerical Problems. Mathematical Derivations And Proofs Of The Formulae Are Largely Absent. The Book Presupposes No Advance Knowledge Of Mathematics.Basic Statistics Fully Covers The Syllabi Of Statistics Courses Running In Various Universities In The Faculties Of Commerce, Arts, Master Of Business Management, Agriculture, Home Science, Pharmacy, And For Students Appearing In C.A. (P.E.-I), I.C.W.A. (Inter.), Etc. This Book Provides Exhaustive Matter In A Simple, Lucid And Exact Manner For Inquisitive Minds.Fourth Edition Of Basic Statistics Is Fully Revised And Enlarged. The Addition Of Two Chapters Entitled Research Processes And Experimental Research Designs Has Made The Book Complete In Its Own Sense. Variety Of Large Number Of Theory And Numerical Questions At The End Of Each Chapter Is A Boon To Achieve One S Own Goal. A Reader Will Find The Book Very Useful And Better Than His Expectations.

Introductory Regression Analysis

with Computer Application for Business and Economics

Author: Allen Webster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136593098

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 478

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Regression analysis is arguably the single most powerful and widely applicable tool in any effective examination of common business issues. Every day, decision-makers face problems that require constructive actions with significant consequences, and regression procedures can prove a meaningful and valuable asset in the decision-making process. This text is designed to help students achieve a full understanding of regression and the many ways it can be used. Taking into consideration current statistical technology, Introductory Regression Analysis focuses on the use and interpretation of software, while also demonstrating the logic, reasoning, and calculations that lie behind any statistical analysis. Furthermore, the text emphasizes the application of regression tools to real-life business concerns. This multilayered, yet pragmatic approach fully equips students to derive the benefit and meaning of a regression analysis. This text is designed to serve in a second undergraduate course in statistics, focusing on regression and its component features. The material presented in this text will build from a foundation of the principles of data analysis. Although previous exposure to statistical concepts would prove helpful, all the material needed for an examination of regression analysis is presented here in a clear and complete form.

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Author: Charles Wheelan

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393089827

Category: Mathematics

Page: 302

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“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests? How does Netflix know which movies you’ll like? What is causing the rising incidence of autism? As best-selling author Charles Wheelan shows us in Naked Statistics, the right data and a few well-chosen statistical tools can help us answer these questions and more. For those who slept through Stats 101, this book is a lifesaver. Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details and focuses on the underlying intuition that drives statistical analysis. He clarifies key concepts such as inference, correlation, and regression analysis, reveals how biased or careless parties can manipulate or misrepresent data, and shows us how brilliant and creative researchers are exploiting the valuable data from natural experiments to tackle thorny questions. And in Wheelan’s trademark style, there’s not a dull page in sight. You’ll encounter clever Schlitz Beer marketers leveraging basic probability, an International Sausage Festival illuminating the tenets of the central limit theorem, and a head-scratching choice from the famous game show Let’s Make a Deal—and you’ll come away with insights each time. With the wit, accessibility, and sheer fun that turned Naked Economics into a bestseller, Wheelan defies the odds yet again by bringing another essential, formerly unglamorous discipline to life.

A Course on Statistics for Finance

Author: Stanley L. Sclove

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439892547

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 269

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Taking a data-driven approach, A Course on Statistics for Finance presents statistical methods for financial investment analysis. The author introduces regression analysis, time series analysis, and multivariate analysis step by step using models and methods from finance. The book begins with a review of basic statistics, including descriptive statistics, kinds of variables, and types of data sets. It then discusses regression analysis in general terms and in terms of financial investment models, such as the capital asset pricing model and the Fama/French model. It also describes mean-variance portfolio analysis and concludes with a focus on time series analysis. Providing the connection between elementary statistics courses and quantitative finance courses, this text helps both existing and future quants improve their data analysis skills and better understand the modeling process.

Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: David Ray Anderson

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408018101

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 928

View: 5191

This volume provides solid methodological development in the area of statistics for business and economics. The development of each technique is presented in an application setting, with statistical results providing insights and solutions to problems.

Forecasting for Economics and Business

Author: Gloria González-Rivera

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315510391

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 6939

For junior/senior undergraduates in a variety of fields such as economics, business administration, applied mathematics and statistics, and for graduate students in quantitative masters programs such as MBA and MA/MS in economics. A student-friendly approach to understanding forecasting. Knowledge of forecasting methods is among the most demanded qualifications for professional economists, and business people working in either the private or public sectors of the economy. The general aim of this textbook is to carefully develop sophisticated professionals, who are able to critically analyze time series data and forecasting reports because they have experienced the merits and shortcomings of forecasting practice.