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ISBN-10 1285014227ISBN-13 9781285014227
Print: 
ISBN-10 1111531048ISBN-13 9781111531041
Author(s): Wooldridge
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 912
Description

Introduce your students to how empirical researchers actually think about and apply econometric methods with the practical, professional approach in Wooldridge's INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS: A MODERN APPROACH, 5E. Unlike traditional texts, this book's unique presentation demonstrates how econometrics can be used to empirically study and answer questions across a variety of disciplines.

A reflection of how econometric instruction has evolved, INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS is organized around the type of data being analyzed with a systematic approach, where assumptions are introduced only as they are needed to obtain a certain result. This approach simplifies the exposition and makes the text's material easier for students to comprehend.

Packed with timely, relevant applications the text emphasizes examples that have implications for policy or provide evidence for or against economic theories. More than 100 intriguing data sets are now available in six formats for your teaching flexibility. A wealth of new and revised instructor resources, written by the author, is provided at no cost to the instructor. The Instructor's Manual with Solutions contains answers to all problems and exercises, teaching tips on how to present the material in each chapter and also sources for each of the data files, with many suggestions on how to use them on problem sets, exams, and term papers. For the first time ever, a new Test Bank has been created to aid instructors as they teach the course. PowerPoint® slides and Scientific Word® slides are also new to this edition. The updated Data Set Handbook is also available to help instructors present the latest emerging developments in the field.

Give your students a full understanding of how econometrics is genuinely useful for answering questions in business, policy evaluation, and forecasting environments with INTRODUCTORY ECONOMETRICS: A MODERN APPROACH, 5E.

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