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Probability Theory and Statistical Inference

Probability Theory and Statistical Inference
Econometric Modeling with Observational Data

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  • Date Published: September 1999
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521424080

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  • This major new textbook is intended for students taking introductory courses in probability theory and statistical inference. The primary objective of this book is to establish the framework for the empirical modeling of observational (nonexperimental) data. The text is extremely student friendly, with pathways designed for semester usage, and although aimed primarily at students at second-year undergraduate level and above studying econometrics and economics, Probability Theory and Statistical Inference will also be useful for students in other disciplines that make extensive use of observational data, including finance, biology, sociology and psychology.

    • A major new textbook with global adoption potential on a central social scientific and statistical topic
    • An easy to follow, up-to-date exposition including numerous examples, case studies and pathways designed to allow rigorous and intuitive study
    • Spanos is a leading figure in econometrics teaching and research, with a very successful track record as an author
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    "The chapters are impressive because of their thoroughness and attention to detail. The writing is elegant. The problem sections at the ends of the chapters are both reinforcing and creatively challenging... The section on 'building block' stochastics is one of the best I have read... the treatment and presentation are refreshing in their clarity." Computing Reviews

    "Undergraduate and graduate-level introductory textbook on probability theory and

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    • Date Published: September 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521424080
    • length: 844 pages
    • dimensions: 249 x 176 x 40 mm
    • weight: 1.73kg
    • contains: 136 tables
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - no date available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. An introduction to empirical modelling
    2. Probability theory: a modelling framework
    3. The notion of a Probability model
    4. The notion of a Random Sample
    5. Theoretical concepts and real data
    6. The notion of a Non-Random sample
    7. Regression and related notions
    8. Stochastic processes
    9. Limit theorems
    10. From Probability Theory to Statistical Inference
    11. An introduction to Statistical Inference
    12. Estimation I: Properties of estimators
    13. Estimation II: Methods of estimation
    14. Hypothesis testing
    15. Misspecification testing
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    Aris Spanos, University of Cyprus

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