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Introductory Statistics for Business and Economics (Wiley Series in Probability & Mathematical Statistics)by Thomas H. Wonnacott
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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.
Designed for students of business, management and economics, this text encourages an understanding of each statistical technique and analytical objective before moving on to formulae, examples and problems. It includes 700 exercises which help to teach applications for statistical techniques.
Table of Contents
BASIC PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS.
The Nature of Statistics.
Two Random Variables.
INFERENCE FOR MEANS AND PROPORTIONS.
Analysis of Variance.
REGRESSION: RELATING TWO OR MORE VARIABLES.
Fitting a Line.
TOPICS IN CLASSICAL AND BAYESIAN INFERENCE.
Nonparametric and Robust Statistics.
Chi Square Tests.
Maximum Likelihood Estimation.
Bayesian Decision Theory.
SPECIAL TOPICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
Glossary of Common Symbols.
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