Statistics for Business and Economics
First European Edition

Statistics for Business and Economics
Carlos Cortinhas
Ken Black

© 2012

WileyPLUS is an interactive online learning environment that engages today’s students with course material beyond the classroom. With automatically graded practice problems and instant feedback on homework, WileyPLUS reinforces key concepts in your course and gives the students the practice they need to master to the topics. Relevant, timely, and interactive learning resources give students the tools they need to be engaged with the course material, better understand key concepts, and succeed in the course and future business careers.

Features

Prepare & Present

Course materials to help you personalise lessons and optimise your time, including:

  • Instructor's Resource Guide
  • Test Bank
  • Computerised Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Slides to summarise chapter content
  • WileyPLUS/Quickstart assignments and presentations for the entire course created by a subject expert.
  • Excel Manual

Read, Study & Practice

Complete online version of the textbook included.

Relevant, student study tools and learning resources to ensure positive learning outcomes, including:

  • A complete online version of the text
  • Decision Dilemma
  • Decision Dilemma Solved
  • Interactive Activities
  • Excel and Minitab Database
  • Data Files in Excel and Minitab
  • Problem Files in Excel and Minitab
  • Video Tutorials
  • Stepped-Out Demo Problems
  • Student Quizzes with instant feedback
  • Flash Cards for interactive review
  • Statistics Applets
  • Immediate feedbacktoboost confidence and help students see a return on investment for each study session.

Assignment

Pre-created activities to encourage learning outside of the classroom, including:

  • A "Link-to-Text" feature that allows students to access specific portions of their online text for immediate, contextual help as they are working
  • Test Bank
  • Pre-lecture Quiz Questions gauge student's knowledge before class
  • Post-lecture Quiz Questions to test student's knowledge after class
  • End of chapter questions (Discussion and Review)
  • Supplementary Problems
  • Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
  • Student Quizzes

Topics covered

UNIT I INTRODUCTION

  1. Introduction to Statistics
  2. Charts and Graphs
  3. Descriptive Statistics
  4. Probability 

UNIT II DISTRIBUTIONS AND SAMPLING

  1. Discrete Distributions
  2. Continuous Distributions 
  3. Sampling and Sampling Distributions 

UNIT III MAKING INFERENCES ABOUT POPULATION PARAMETERS

  1. Statistical Inference: Estimation for Single Populations
  2. Statistical Inference: Hypothesis Testing for Single Populations
  3. Statistical Inferences About Two Populations
  4. Analysis of Variance and Design of Experiments 

UNIT IV REGRESSION ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING

  1. Simple Regression Analysis and Correlation 
  2. Multiple Regression Analysis
  3. Building Multiple Regression Models
  4. Time-Series Forecasting and Index Numbers 

UNIT V CATEGORICAL DATA AND NON-PARAMETRIC STATISTICS

  1. Analysis of Categorical Data
  2. Non-parametric Statistics

APPENDICES

  1. Tables
  2. Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Quantitative Problems








GLOSSARY
INDEX
WEBSITE MATERIALS
  1. Statistical Quality Control
  2. Decision Analysis