Other Topics in Applied Regression Analysis

  • Cheng-Few Lee
  • John C. Lee
  • Alice C. Lee


In Chaps. 13, 14, and 15, we discussed in some detail the technique of regression analysis and its applications. The main objectives in fitting a regression equation are (1) to estimate the regression coefficients and related parameters and (2) to predict the value of the dependent variable in terms of that of the independent variable (or variables). Several alternative specifications are possible in this kind of applied regression analysis, and a number of problems may occur.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng-Few Lee
    • 1
  • John C. Lee
    • 2
  • Alice C. Lee
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Finance and EconomicsRutgers University Business SchoolPiscatawayUSA
  2. 2.Center for PBBEF ResearchMorrisplainsUSA
  3. 3.BostonUSA

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