Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 October 2018

840 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190668082

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Vital Statistics

Probability and Statistics for Economics and Business

William Sandholm and Brett Saraniti

  • A conversational writing style makes this text accessible to a range of students
  • Chapter 9, "The Psychology of Probability," presents a range of topics from behavioral economics related to probability and inference
  • Chapter 10, "How to Lie with Statistics," provides a useful introduction to common errors in statistics, helping students become critical consumers of statistical arguments
  • Separate chapters on descriptive regression and regression for statistical inference offer students a deeper understanding of each topic
  • Excel workbooks with simulations illustrate fundamental ideas and make probability models easier to understand
  • Templates for Excel calculations perform computations and produce graphics that illustrate the results

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