Statistical techniques in business and economics /

Mason, Robert Deward, 1919-

Statistical techniques in business and economics / Robert D. Mason, Douglas A. Lind. - 9th ed. - Chicago : Irwin, c1996. - xix, 871 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

"Key formulas" [4 p.] inserted.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

What is statistics? --
Summarizing data: frequency distributions and graphic presentation --
Describing date--measures of central tendency --
Measures of dispersion and skewness --
A survey of probability concepts --
Discrete probability distributions --
The normal probability distribution --
Sampling methods and sampling distributions --
Tests of hypotheses: large samples --
Tests of hypotheses: small samples --
Analysis of variance --
Linear regression and correlation --
Multiple regression and correlation --
Nonparametric methods: chi-square applications --
Nonparametric methods: analysis of ranked data. Statistical quality control --
Index numbers --
Time series and forecasting --
An introduction to decision making under uncertainty. TOC

This survey of statistical tools and methods presents concepts in a step-by-step format, illustrating each concept with examples. Features of the text include self-review boxes, integrated coverage Read more...

0256139016 0256189048 (instructor's ed.) 9780256139013


Social sciences--Statistical methods.
Economics--Statistical methods.
Commercial statistics.

HA29 / .M268 1996

519.5 / MAS 1996

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