Econometrics

 Econometrics

Econometrics

Definition

Econometrics is the application of statistical and mathematical theories in economics for the purpose of testing hypotheses and forecasting future trends. It takes economic models, tests them through statistical trials and then compare and contrast the results against real-life examples. <Investopedia>

http://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/econometrics.asp

 

Career description

Econometricians do the following tasks:

Reaching agreements about research projects with internal or external clients

  • Investment Analyst
  • Economic Researcher
  • Economist
  • Statistician
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Econometrician
  • Data Analyst

 

Websites

http://w,ww.econometricsociety.org/

http://www.econometrics.com/

 

 

People/Organisations

Andrei Markov

Bursary Opportunities

National Treasury, ABSIP Bursary, Nestle, FSB Bursaries, KPMG, Department of Finance Bursaries

 

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