Statistics for Business and Economics, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Paul Newbold / William Carlson / Betty Thorne  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
9
Language
English
Total pages
800
Pub.-date
July 2019
ISBN13
9781292315034
ISBN
1292315032
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Description

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

 

For courses in Business Statistics.

 

A classic text for accuracy and statistical precision

Statistics for Business and Economics enables students to conduct serious analysis of applied problems rather than running simple “canned” applications. This text is also at a mathematically higher level than most business statistics texts and provides students with the knowledge they need to become stronger analysts for future managerial positions. In this regard, it emphasizes an understanding of the assumptions that are necessary for professional analysis. In particular, it has greatly expanded the number of applications that utilize data from applied policy and research settings.

 

The Ninth Edition of this book has been revised and updated to provide students with improved problem contexts for learning how statistical methods can improve their analysis and understanding of business and economics. This revision recognizes the globalization of statistical study and in particular the global market for this book.

 

 

MyLab Business Statistics is not included. Students, if MyLab Business Statistics is a recommended / mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. MyLab Business Statistics should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

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Features

·    Data Sets: A number of large data sets containing Taiwan’s real estate measures, automobile fuel consumption, health data, the HEI Cost Data Variable Subset (which Includes the Healthy Eating Index, a measure of diet quality developed by the Economic Research Service and computed for each individual in the survey), New York’s air quality index, and more are described in detail at the end of the chapters where they are used in exercises and case studies.

 

·    Applying Concepts: It is important for students to know statistical concepts and apply those to different situations they face everyday or will face as managers of the future. To aid their understanding,

o   Examples have been added to almost all sections that illustrate the application of the concepts or methods of that section to a real-world context (even though the company or organization may be hypothetical).

o   Problems are structured to present the perspective of a decision maker and the analysis provided is to help understand the use of statistics in a practical way.

o   Case Studies. Several case studies provide students with the opportunity to extend their statistical understanding to the context of research and analysis conducted by professionals.

 

·    Promoting Problem Analysis: Students need to be prepared with the statistical techniques that they will use in business, in areas such as:

o   descriptive statistics

o   sampling

o   time series, and more.

 

This book includes section Exercises and chapter Exercises and Applications.

o   The section exercises begin with straightforward exercises targeted at the topics in each section. These are designed to check understanding of specific topics. It is easy to turn back to the chapter to clarify a concept or review a method.

o   The chapter exercises and applications lead to conclusions about the real world and are more application-based. They usually combine concepts and methods from different sections.

 

MyLab™ Statistics is not included. Students, if MyLab Statistics is a recommended / mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. MyLab Statistics should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

New to this Edition

  • Improvement in clarity and relevance of discussions of the core topics included in the book.
  • Addition of large databases developed by public research agencies, businesses, and databases from the authors’ own works.
  • An extensive number of new end-of-section or end-of-chapter problems that emphasize problem solving using realistic examples, real data sets, and computer based analysis. 

 

MyLab™ Statistics is not included. Students, if MyLab Statistics is a recommended / mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. MyLab Statistics should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Table of Contents

1: Describing Data: Graphical 
2: Describing Data: Numerical 
3: Probability 
4: Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions 
5: Continuous Random Variables and Probability Distributions 
6: Sampling and Sampling Distributions 
7: Estimation: Single Population 
8: Estimation: Additional Topics 
9: Hypothesis Testing: Single Population 
10: Hypothesis Testing: Additional Topics 
11: Simple Regression 
12: Multiple Regression 
13: Additional Topics in Regression Analysis 
14: Analysis of Categorical Data 
15: Analysis of Variance 
16: Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting 
17: Additional Topics in Sampling