Covers fundamentals using real examples to illustrate the techniques with an emphasis on core concepts.
Who is it for? Undergraduates doing an introductory course.
Presentation: Polished text with pictures and cartoons.
Would you recommend it? Yes, it's a good book with some nice features, but this is a very competitive field.
Authors: David Freedman, Robert Pisani and Roger Purves
Publisher: W. W. Norton