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Probability

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Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)

Abstract

Most graduate level econometrics textbooks require the readers to have some background in intermediate level mathematical probability and statistics. A lot of students, however, took business and economic statistics and then econometric courses in the undergraduate program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kam Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.Lakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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