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Methods for Business Analysis and Forecasting: Text and Cases

Methods for Business Analysis and Forecasting: Text and Cases

Peter Tryfos

ISBN: 978-0-471-12384-2

Jan 1998

592 pages

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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.

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  • 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.