Methods for Business Analysis and Forecasting: Text and Cases
January 1998, ©1998
This text is intended primarily for a one-semester or two-quarter elective course in methods or a required second statistics course at the upper undergraduate or graduate level for students of business or public administration. It can also be used for self-study by professionals. The text does not require more than high school mathematics.
Inference in Regression.
Attributes as Explanatory Variables.
Regression and Time Series.
More on Inference in Regression.
The Classification Problem.
More on Classification.
Models of Systems.
- Covers the principal methods for modeling, analysis, and forecasting traditionally included in separate courses with such titles as Regression, Linear Models, Forecasting and Econometrics.
- Emphasizes model formulation and interpretation, concentrating on explaining methods and illustrating their application, while leaving the task of calculations to the computer.
- Enough cases are provided so that instructors can assign or otherwise use one case for each week of the semester.
- A wealth of data for student practice. The text is accompanied by a diskette containing more than 700 KB of data.