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

Description

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

  • A concise, practical introduction for students
  • Assumes only basic of mathematics and statistics
  • Practical and applied orientation

Table of Content


1. Introduction
2. A few basic tools
3. Econometrics, a guided tour
4. Seven case studies
5. Conclusion
6. References
7. Bibliography.