Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

Series
Financial Times
Author
Glyn Burton / George Carroll / Stuart Wall  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
496
Pub.-date
September 2001
ISBN13
9780273655701
ISBN
0273655701
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Description

Building on the strength of the first edition, Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics provides a simple introduction to the mathematical and statistical techniques needed in business. This book is accessible and easy to use, with the emphasis clearly on how to apply quantitative techniques to business situations. It includes numerous real world applications and many opportunities for student interaction. It is clearly focused on business, management and economics students taking a single module in Quantitative Methods.

Features

  • Concise and accessible introduction to quantitative methods, assuming no prior knowledge.
  • Extra website exercises and an interactive approach to engage student interest.
  • Extensive worked examples and self-check exercises to aid self-paced learning.
  • Fully worked solutions to help demonstrate to students the skills and techniques needed for exam success.
  • Tight focus on the key topics covered in an introductory course.
  • Real world applications to help students see the relevance of the topic areas.
  • Lecturer supplements package: Instructor's Manual, including extra questions and solutions, some involving the use of statistical packages; practice exam papers; PowerPoint slides.

Table of Contents

1. Data Presentation and Collection.
2. Central Location and Dispersion.
3. Regression and Correlation.
4. Time and Series Forecasting.
5. Probability.
6. Probability Distributions.
7. Sampling and Tests of Hypotheses.
8. Index Numbers.
9. Time Value of Money.
10. Linear Programming and Break-even Analysis.
11. Calculus and Business Applications.
Basic Mathematics.


Instructor Resources