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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·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
e·con′o·me·tri′cian (-mĭ-trĭsh′ən), e·con′o·met′rist n.
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Noun1.econometrist - an economist who uses statistical and mathematical methods
economic expert, economist - an expert in the science of economics
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[ɪˌkɒnəˈmetrɪst] Neconometrista mf
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Uses of the Gini Metric: Econometrist Corrado Gini pioneered a statistical measure of diversity in a series of papers in the early 20th century [Stigler, 1994].
Examples of competing approaches are the (linear) econometrist approach or (systems theory based) agent based modelling (Benenson and Torrens, 2004).
I was amused, however, to see my colleague Andrew Lo referred to as an "econometrist." We who practice econometrics commonly call ourselves "econometricians." By the way, econophysicists are not a new phenomenon.