A Concise Introduction to Econometrics: An Intuitive Guide – Philip Hans Franses – 1st Edition

In this short and very practical 2002 Philip Hans Franses guides the reader through the essential concepts of econometrics. Central to the book are practical questions in various economic disciplines, which can be answered using econometric methods and models. The book focuses on a limited of the essential, most widely used methods, before going on to review the basics of econometrics. The book ends with a of case studies drawn from recent empirical work to provide an intuitive illustration of what econometricians do when faced with practical questions. Throughout the book Franses emphasises the importance of specification, evaluation and implementation of models appropriate to the data. Assuming familiarity only with matrix algebra and calculus the book is designed to appeal as either a short stand-alone introduction for students embarking on an empirical research project or as a supplement to any standard introductory textbook.

  • A concise, practical introduction for students
  • Assumes only basic of mathematics and statistics
  • Practical and orientation
1. Introduction
2. A few basic tools
3. Econometrics, a guided tour
4. Seven case studies
5. Conclusion
6. References
7. Bibliography.

Title: A Concise Introduction to Econometrics: An Intuitive Guide
Author: Philip Hans Franses
Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 0521520908 | 978-0521520904
Type: eBook
Language: English
Economy
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