News tagged with econometrics

3Q: As precious metals grow more precious

The value of silver soared to an all-time high last Thursday, and plunged dramatically yesterday, illustrating the constant volatility of the precious-metals market, which includes lustrous commodities like gold, silver and ...

dateMay 06, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Explained: Regression analysis

( -- Regression analysis. It sounds like a part of Freudian psychology. In reality, a regression is a seemingly ubiquitous statistical tool appearing in legions of scientific papers, and regression analysis is ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Mathematics
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Lab-grade economics

( -- Can economists conduct studies with solid scientific foundations? MIT's Joshua Angrist explains how to carry out 'natural experiments' with numbers.

dateSep 28, 2009 in Economics & Business
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