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Econometrics

  • Badi H. Baltagi
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
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  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 387-401

About this book

Introduction

This book is intended for a first year graduate course in econometrics. However, the first six chapters have no matrix algebra and can be used in an advanced undergraduate class. This can be supplemented by some of the material in later chapters that do not require matrix algebra, like the first part of Chapter 11 on simultaneous equations and Chapter 14 on time-series analysis. This book teaches some of the basic econometric methods and the underlying assumptions behind them. Estimation, hypotheses testing and prediction are three recurrent themes in this book. Some uses of econometric methods include (i) empirical testing of economic t- ory, whether it is the permanent income consumption theory or purchasing power parity, (ii) forecasting, whether it is GNP or unemployment in the U.S. economy or future sales in the c- puter industry. (iii) Estimation of price elasticities of demand, or returns to scale in production. More importantly, econometric methods can be used to simulate the effect of policy changes like a tax increase on gasoline consumption, or a ban on advertising on cigarette consumption.

Keywords

Microeconometrics econometrics panel data regression regression analysis time series time series analysis

Authors and affiliations

  • Badi H. Baltagi
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-04693-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-43501-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-04693-7
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