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EC Thesis: Tools

Examination of methods of analysis commonly used in economics and business. Emphasis on non-experimental and quasi-experimental designs necessitating the use of models. and large sample methods, case studies, surveys, regression and forecasting.


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North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

  • the standard used by Federal statistical agencies
  • classifying business establishments related to the U.S. business economy
  • for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data

Adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system

Drill down tables for:

2007 NAICS  and  2002 NAICS



How Much Is That?
- data sets for comparative value covering prices, purchasing power, earnings, GDP, interest rates, exchange rates and other economic variables.
- also convert past values into current values (and vice versa)


Simulations/Demonstrations in Statistics - Virtual Lab contains simulations for a variety of statistical concepts

  • including ANOVA, correlation, Regression, T-tests, Goodness of Fit, Histograms, etc.
  • topics can be searched

Exchange rates