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A. What is Econometrics ?

Ekonometrika secara umum merupakan ilmu yang mengkaji pengukuran di bidang ekonomi. Di dalam ekonometrika sendiri kita akan banyak menggunakan ilmu matematika dan statistika untuk menguji teorema-teorema ekonomi dengan data empirik.

“Econometrics, the result of certain outlook on the role of economics, consist of the application of mathematical statistics to economic data to lend empirical support to the models constructed by mathematical economics and to obtain numerical result.” Gerhard Tintner, Methodology of Mathematical Economics and Econometrics, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1968, p.74.

“…econometrics may be defined as the quantitative analysis of actual economic phenomena based on the concurrent development of theory and observation, related by appropriate methods of inference” P.A Samuelson, T.C. Koopmans, and J.R.N. Stone, “Report of the Evaluative Commitee for Econometrica”, Econometrica, vol. 22, no.2, April 1954, pp. 141-146

“Econometrics may be defined as the social science in which the tools of…

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