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Statistics for Business and Economics

Statistics for Business and Economics - 4th edition

Statistics for Business and Economics - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780131815957

ISBN10: 0131815954

Statistics for Business and Economics by Paul Newbold - ISBN 9780131815957
Edition: 4TH 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No
Statistics for Business and Economics by Paul Newbold - ISBN 9780131815957

ISBN13: 9780131815957

ISBN10: 0131815954

Edition: 4TH 95

Other Editions of Statistics for Business and Economics

Summary

Newbold cultivates an understanding of statistical principles and practices, making clear the rationale behind each technique as it is performed. Students discover both how and why particular methods of data analysis are appropriate in specific situations, making them better consumers and managers.

Features

  • Uses a wealth of numerical examples to provide realistic illustrations of circumstances in which particular methods are useful.
  • Includes a number of exercises on each topic to shape students understanding of the material and provide valuable hands-on experience.
  • Channels principles through real or realistic examples and exercises drawn from the following business areas:
    • Accounting
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Industrial organization
    • Organizational behavior
    • Business ethics
  • Incorporates additional material, mainly in statistical quality control, and many examples of particular statistical methods in action.
  • Maintains and enhances the text's care and clarity in explanations, limitation of mathematics to only basic algebra, cohesion of principle, practice and purpose, and large number of examples and exercises involving real business and economic data.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. What is Statistics?
  2. Summarizing Numerical Information.
  3. Probability.
  4. Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions.
  5. Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions.
  6. Sampling and Distributions.
  7. Point Estimation.
  8. Interval Estimation.
  9. Hypothesis Testing.
  10. Some Nonparametric Tests.
  11. Goodness-of-Fit Tests and Contingency Tables.
  12. Linear Correlation and Regression.
  13. Multiple Regression.
  14. Additional Topics in Regression Analysis.
  15. Analysis of Variance.
  16. Statistical Quality Control.
  17. Time Series Analysis and Forecasting.
  18. Survey Sampling Methods.
  19. Statistical Decision Theory.


Appendices.
Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Exercises.
Index.





Other Editions of Statistics for Business and Economics

Statistics for Business and Economics-Text Only by Paul Newbold, Betty Thorne and William Carlson - ISBN M000512876
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