Statistics for Business and Financial Economics (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

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Designed for upper-level undergraduates, MBA and other graduate students, this book closely integrates various statistical techniques with concepts from business, economics and finance and clearly demonstrates the power of statistical methods in the real world of business. While maintaining the essence of the first edition, the new edition places more emphasis on finance, economics and accounting concepts with updated sample data. Students will find this book very accessible with its straightforward language, ample cases, examples, illustrations and real-life applications. The book is also useful for financial analysts and portfolio managers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810234850
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1112
  • Product dimensions: 7.74 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 2.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction and Descriptive Statistics 1
Ch. 1 Introduction 2
Ch. 2 Data Collection and Presentation 13
Ch. 3 Frequency Distribution and Data Analyses 53
Ch. 4 Numerical Summary Measures 90
Pt. II Probability and Important Distributions 143
Ch. 5 Probability Concepts and Their Analysis 144
Ch. 6 Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions 193
Ch. 7 The Normal and Lognormal Distributions 246
Ch. 8 Sampling and Sampling Distributions 298
Ch. 9 Other Continuous Distributions and Moments for Distributions 339
Pt. III Statistical Inferences Based on Samples 377
Ch. 10 Estimation and Statistical Quality Control 378
Ch. 11 Hypothesis Testing 435
Ch. 12 Analysis of Variance and Chi-Square Tests 485
Pt. IV Regression and Correlation: Relating Two or More Variables 545
Ch. 13 Simple Linear Regression and the Correlation Coefficient 546
Ch. 14 Simple Linear Regression and Correlation: Analyses and Applications 598
Ch. 15 Multiple Linear Regression 652
Ch. 16 Other Topics in Applied Regression Analysis 700
Pt. V Selected Topics in Statistical Analysis for Business and Economics 757
Ch. 17 Nonparametric Statistics 758
Ch. 18 Time-Series: Analysis, Model, and Forecasting 797
Ch. 19 Index Numbers and Stock Market Indexes 847
Ch. 20 Sampling Surveys: Methods and Applications 885
Ch. 21 Statistical Decision Theory: Methods and Applications 923
App. A: Statistical Tables A1
App. B Description of Data Sets A32
App. C Introduction to MINITAB: Microcomputer Version A34
App. D Introduction to SAS: Microcomputer Version A38
App. E Useful Formulas in Statistics A43
App. F Important Finance Topics A64
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems A65
Index A91
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