Introductory Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: Thomas H. Wonnacott,Ronald J. Wonnacott

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471527169

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1137

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This Fourth Edition includes new sections on graphs, robust estimation, expected value and the bootstrap, in addition to new material on the use of computers. The regression model is well covered, including both nonlinear and multiple regression. The chapters contain many real-life examples and are relatively self-contained, making adaptable to a variety of courses.

Student workbook, Introductory statistics for business and economics, fourth edition and Introductory statistics, fifth edition

Author: Thomas H. Wonnacott,Ronald J. Wonnacott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 305

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This Fourth Edition includes new sections on graphs, robust estimation, expected value and the bootstrap, in addition to new material on the use of computers. The regression model is well covered, including both nonlinear and multiple regression. The chapters contain many real-life examples and are relatively self-contained, making adaptable to a variety of courses.

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.

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.

The Bayesian Way: Introductory Statistics for Economists and Engineers

Author: Svein Olav Nyberg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119246881

Category: Mathematics

Page: 512

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A comprehensive resource that offers an introduction to statistics with a Bayesian angle, for students of professional disciplines like engineering and economics The Bayesian Way offers a basic introduction to statistics that emphasizes the Bayesian approach and is designed for use by those studying professional disciplines like engineering and economics. In addition to the Bayesian approach, the author includes the most common techniques of the frequentist approach. Throughout the text, the author covers statistics from a basic to a professional working level along with a practical understanding of the matter at hand. Filled with helpful illustrations, this comprehensive text explores a wide range of topics, starting with descriptive statistics, set theory, and combinatorics. The text then goes on to review fundamental probability theory and Bayes' theorem. The first part ends in an exposition of stochastic variables, exploring discrete, continuous and mixed probability distributions. In the second part, the book looks at statistical inference. Primarily Bayesian, but with the main frequentist techniques included, it covers conjugate priors through the powerful yet simple method of hyperparameters. It then goes on to topics in hypothesis testing (including utility functions), point and interval estimates (including frequentist confidence intervals), and linear regression. This book: Explains basic statistics concepts in accessible terms and uses an abundance of illustrations to enhance visual understanding Has guides for how to calculate the different probability distributions, functions , and statistical properties, on platforms like popular pocket calculators and Mathematica / Wolfram Alpha Includes example-proofs that enable the reader to follow the reasoning Contains assignments at different levels of difficulty from simply filling out the correct formula to the complex multi-step text assignments Offers information on continuous, discrete and mixed probability distributions, hypothesis testing, credible and confidence intervals, and linear regression Written for undergraduate and graduate students of subjects where Bayesian statistics are applied, including engineering, economics, and related fields, The Bayesian Way: With Applications in Engineering and Economics offers a clear understanding of Bayesian statistics that have real-world applications.

Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: David Ray Anderson

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 1408018101

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 928

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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.

A Guide to Business Statistics

Author: David M. McEvoy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119138353

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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Featuring an intuitive approach to statistics, this book uniquely fills a gap in the current literature by presenting a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental statistics concepts with in the fields of business and economics. The author maintains clear and insightful explanations of the core concepts and techniques in statistics without relying on mathematical rigor including equations and theorems. Maintaining a concise exposition with minimal distractions, the book follows a comprehensive trajectory within each chapter by providing clear explanations to the key concepts. This approach is intentional so that readers to learn in a linear fashion to better understand the core concepts. The book features a brief summary of the key elements at the end of each chapter in order to reinforce the presented concepts and uses running examples throughout so that the same example is referenced to illustrate a variety of concepts. Mathematical formulae and notation is delegated to technical appendices at the end of each chapter, and a glossary of terms is also provided. Topical coverage includes: statistics, data, and statistical thinking; descriptive statistics; probability; probability distributions; sampling distributions; confidence intervals; hypotheses tests; design of experiments and analysis of variance; simple linear regression; model building; time series and forecasting; and nonparametric statistics.

Introductory Mathematics for Economics and Business

Author: K. Holden

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349223573

Category: Economics, Mathematical

Page: 523

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This is a fully revised edition of the successful text, Introductory Mathematics for Economists. Updated throughout, it covers the essential mathematics required by students of economics and business. The emphasis is on applying mathematics rather than providing theorems, and a wide range of applications are covered with detailed answers provided for many of the exercises. The book is structured, and the material deliberately selected, to increase in difficulty as the book progresses. Subjects covered include: algebra; linear equations, with immediate applications in simple economic models of markets and the national economy; natural generalizations of elementary matrix algebra and non-linear equations; applications in finance; the groundwork for calculus; profit maximization for a firm, simple inventory models, and other applications of marginal concepts; integration covering both standard analytical techniques and numerical methods; partial differentiation; linear programming; and dynamic relationships in continuous terms and in discrete terms. Three appendices provide extensive treatment of trigonometric functions, an introduction to set theory, and detailed answers to all exercises provided.

Applied Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel

Author: Linda Herkenhoff,John Fogli

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461484235

Category: Computers

Page: 417

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Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management using Microsoft Excel is the first book to illustrate the capabilities of Microsoft Excel to teach applied statistics effectively. It is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical statistical problems in industry. If understanding statistics isn’t your strongest suit, you are not especially mathematically-inclined, or if you are wary of computers, this is the right book for you. Excel, a widely available computer program for students and managers, is also an effective teaching and learning tool for quantitative analyses in statistics courses. Its powerful computational ability and graphical functions make learning statistics much easier than in years past. However, Applied Business Statistics for Business and Management capitalizes on these improvements by teaching students and practitioners how to apply Excel to statistical techniques necessary in their courses and workplace. Each chapter explains statistical formulas and directs the reader to use Excel commands to solve specific, easy-to-understand business problems. Practice problems are provided at the end of each chapter with their solutions.

Statistics for Economics, Accounting and Business Studies

Author: Michael Barrow

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292118741

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 520

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Do you need to brush up on your statistical skills to truly excel in your economics or business course? If you want to increase your confidence in statistics then this is the perfect book for you. The 7th edition of Statistics for Economics, Accounting and Business Studies continues to present a user-friendly and concise introduction to a variety of statistical tools and techniques. Throughout the text, the author demonstrates how and why these techniques can be used to solve real-life problems, highlighting common mistakes and assuming no prior knowledge of the subject.

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.

Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, Revised

Author: David Anderson,Dennis Sweeney,Thomas Williams

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111533849

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

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ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, Revised, 6th Edition introduces sound statistical methodology to students with real-world examples, proven approaches, and hands-on exercises that build the foundation they need to analyze and solve business problems quantitatively. Complete with the author’s signature problem-scenario approach and reader-friendly writing style, ESSENTIALS OF STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS has been streamlined to focus on core topics, and updated with new case problems, applications, and self-test exercises to help student’s master key formulas and apply statistical methods to realistic business scenarios. The Student Essential Site PAC (Printed Access Card) that comes with the new book includes: Case Files, Example Files, Problem Files, Tutorials, Solvertable, Palisade DecisionTools (StatTools), Excel Tutorial. Optional, comprehensive support for the text includes CengageNow, the integrated online student learning and course management system that helps students and instructors make the most out of the course. Also available are the optional chapter appendices, which deliver in-depth coverage of a popular statistical software program, and can be integrated with the text. Choose from Excel 2010, Minitab 16, PrecisionTree 2010, and StatTools 2010. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Statistics for Business and Economics

Author: James T. McClave

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 013444633X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 864

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For courses in Introductory Business Statistics. Real Data. Real Decisions. Real Business. Now in its Thirteenth Edition, Statistics for Business and Economics introduces statistics in the context of contemporary business. Emphasizing statistical literacy in thinking, the text applies its concepts with real data and uses technology to develop a deeper conceptual understanding. Examples, activities, and case studies foster active learning while emphasizing intuitive concepts of probability and teaching readers to make informed business decisions. The Thirteenth Edition continues to highlight the importance of ethical behavior in collecting, interpreting, and reporting on data, while also providing a wealth of new and updated exercises and case studies. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab™ Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Statistics does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Statistics, search for: 0134648366 / 9780134648361 Statistics for Business and Economics Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134506596 / 9780134506593 Statistics for Business and Economics 032192147X / 9780321921475 MyLab Statistics for Business Statistics -- Glue-In Access Card 0321929713 / 9780321929716 MyLab Statistics for Business Statistics Sticker MyLab Statistics should only be purchased when required by an instructor.