A Guide to Econometrics

February 26, 2009

Author: Peter Kennedy

Edition: Sixth

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pages: 600

Price: £19.99

ISBN 9781405182577

The first edition of this book was a slim, non-technical introduction that would commonly be recommended to students struggling with their main course text. Over the years it has metamorphosed into a substantial volume in its own right, but the basic idea remains; light on technicalities but strong on insights, tips and quirky asides.

Who is it for? Economics students who don't much enjoy econometrics for its own sake.

Presentation: The usual textbook format, with comprehensive coverage but with a minimum of technical material.

Would you recommend it? Highly - although not as a main text for serious econometrics courses.

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