Description 
1 online resource : illustrations 
Contents 
Elements of Probability Theory  Random Variables, Densities, and Cumulative Distribution Functions  Expectations and Moments of Random Variables  Parametric Families of Density Functions  Basic Asymptotics  Sampling, Sample Moments and Sampling Distributions  Point Estimation Theory  Point Estimation Methods  Hypothesis Testing Theory  Hypothesis Testing Methods and Confidence Regions 
Summary 
Mathematical Statistics for Economics and Business, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of mathematical statistics which underpin statistical analyses in the fields of economics, business, and econometrics. The selection of topics in this textbook is designed to provide students with a conceptual foundation that will facilitate a substantial understanding of statistical applications in these subjects. This new edition has been updated throughout and now also includes a downloadable Student Answer Manual containing detailed solutions to half of the over 300 endofchapter problems. After introducing the concepts of probability, random variables, and probability density functions, the author develops the key concepts of mathematical statistics, most notably: expectation, sampling, asymptotics, and the main families of distributions. The latter half of the book is then devoted to the theories of estimation and hypothesis testing with associated examples and problems that indicate their wide applicability in economics and business. Features of the new edition include: a reorganization of topic flow and presentation to facilitate reading and understanding; inclusion of additional topics of relevance to statistics and econometric applications; a more streamlined and simpletounderstand notation for multiple integration and multiple summation over general sets or vector arguments; updated examples; new endofchapter problems; a solution manual for students; a comprehensive answer manual for instructors; and a theorem and definition map. This book has evolved from numerous graduate courses in mathematical statistics and econometrics taught by the author, and will be ideal for students beginning graduate study as well as for advanced undergraduates 
Notes 
Includes index 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references and index 
Notes 
Print version record 
Subject 
Commercial statistics.


Mathematical statistics.

Form 
Electronic book

ISBN 
1461450217 (print) 

1461450225 (electronic bk.) 

9781461450214 (print) 

9781461450221 (electronic bk.) 
