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e·con·o·met·rics

 (ĭ-kŏn′ə-mĕt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economics in the study of problems, the analysis of data, and the development and testing of theories and models.


e·con′o·met′ric, e·con′o·met′ri·cal adj.
e·con′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
e·con′o·me·tri′cian (-mĭ-trĭsh′ən), e·con′o·met′rist n.
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econometrics

(ɪˌkɒnəˈmɛtrɪks)
n
(Economics) (functioning as singular) the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economic problems and theories
eˌconoˈmetric, eˌconoˈmetrical adj
eˌconoˈmetrically adv
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e•con•o•met•rics

(ɪˌkɒn əˈmɛ trɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the application of statistical techniques to solving problems and testing theories in economics.
[1930–35]
e•con`o•met′ric, e•con`o•met′ri•cal, adj.
e•con`o•me•tri′cian (-mɪˈtrɪʃ ən) e•con`o•met′rist, n.
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econometrics

mathematical methods used in the science of economics to prove and develop economic theories.
See also: Economics
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econometrics

The use of mathematical and statistical methods to test economic theories.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.econometrics - the application of mathematics and statistics to the study of economic and financial data
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
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Translations
Ökonometrie

econometrics

[ɪˌkɒnəˈmetrɪks] NSINGeconometría f
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