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Econometrics (3,987 Books)


Econometrics may be defined generally as the "application of mathematics and statistical methods to the analysis of economic data." Theoretical econometrics considers questions about the statistical properties of estimators in an economic model. Those properties may permit testing an economic hypothesis as to its acceptance or rejection on the basis of statistical inferences from the available data set.

 
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Value of Construction Put in Place May 2003

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Introduction: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1998 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1999 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 2003 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $869.8 billion, 1.7 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised April estimate of $885.0 billion. The May figure is 1.1 (ñ 4.9) percent above May 2002. In constant (1996) dollars, the May annual rate was $689.6 billion, 1.8 (ñ4.7) percent below the revised estimate of $702.6 billion for April. D...

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Value of New Construction Put in Place: May 1996

By: Michael Kantor

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: New construction put in place during May 1996 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $563.4 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $568.3 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1995. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $493.5 billion, 1(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $498.6 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1997

By: U.S. Census Bureau Department

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: Construction put in place during May 1997 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.0 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $595.7 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1996. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $495.9 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $507.2 billion for April.

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Value of Construction Put in Place: May 1998

By: James F. Holmes

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: ANNUAL DATA BACK TO 1993 AND MONTHLY DATA BACK TO 1995 ARE SHOWN IN THIS REPORT Construction put in place during May 1998 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $633.5 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised April estimate of $643.4 billion. The May figure represents a 4(ñ5) percent increase over May 1997. In constant (1992) dollars, the May annual rate was $526.1 billion, 2(ñ5) percent below the revised estimate of $534.7 billion for April. DESC...

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The North Korean Economy: Background and Policy Analysis

By: Emma Chanlett Avery

Summary: This report provides an overview of the economy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, its external economic relations, attempts at reform, and U.S. policy options. Along with the United States, North Korea’s major trading partners -- China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia -- form the socalled Six Parties, which are currently engaged in talks to resolve issues raised by the DPRK’s development of a nuclear weapons program.

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Foreign Aid : An Introductory Overview of U. S. Programs and Policy

By: Curt Tarnoff

Summary: Foreign assistance is a fundamental component of the international affairs budget and is viewed by many as an essential instrument of U.S. foreign policy. This report provides an overview of the U.S. foreign aid program, by addressing a number of the more frequently asked questions regarding the subject.

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Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions : Part 5. Lsomerases ...

By: Robert N. Goldberg

Technical Reference Publication

Introduction: This paper completes a series of reviews on the thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. The first four reviews dealt with the thermodynamics of the reactions catalyzed by the oxidoreductases, transferases, hydrolases, and lyases. These are the first four classes of enzymes classified by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Chemistry. The current review a critical compilation of thermodynamic data is provided for the reactions catal...

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Strengthening Social Security and Creating Personal Wealth for All...

By: Richard Parsons

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Introduction By the Co-Chairs. From the first, Social Security was a work in progress. It remains so now. In 1939, just four years after enactment, the Administration and Congress added major provisions. FDR called for more. As he signed the 1939 Amendments he stated: we must expect a great program of social legislation, as such as is represented in the Social Security Act, to be improved and strengthened in the light of additional experience and understanding. ...

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