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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·me·tri′cian (-mĭ-trĭsh′ən), e·con′o·met′rist n.
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(Economics) (functioning as singular) the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economic problems and theories
eˌconoˈmetric, eˌconoˈmetrical adj
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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.
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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mathematical methods used in the science of economics to prove and develop economic theories.See also: Economics
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The use of mathematical and statistical methods to test economic theories.
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