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Introduction to Econometrics

by James H. Stock, James H. Stock

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This books is extremely well written. Everything is well motivated, and the authors try to stick with the same scenario throughout the book. The authors use the std normal distribution vs the t statistic because (they argue) most applications involve large samples. I think this is a great book for a first course, especially for those who don't like math.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0321278879, Hardcover)

Designed for a first course in introductory econometrics, Introduction to Econometrics, reflects modern theory and practice, with interesting applications that motivate and match up with the theory to ensure students grasp the relevance of econometrics. Authors James H. Stock and Mark W. Watson integrate real-world questions and data into the development of the theory, with serious treatment of the substantive findings of the resulting empirical analysis.

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To make econometrics relevant in an introductory course, interesting applications must motivate the theory and the theory must match the applications. This text aims to motivate the need for tools with concrete applications, providing simple assumptions that match the application.… (more)

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