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The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Duo Qin


This book traces the formation of econometric theory during the period 1930–1960. It focuses upon the process of how econometrics was formed from mathematical and scientific processes in order to analyse economic problems. The book deals with the advances that were achieved as well as the problems that arose in the course of the practice of econometrics as a discipline. Duo Qin examines the history of econometrics in terms of the basic issues in econometric modelling: the probability foundations, estimation, identification, testing, and model construction and specification. The book describes ... More

Keywords: econometric modelling, econometric theory, econometrics, history of econometrics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198292876
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198292872.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Duo Qin, author
Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
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