Econometrics is a branch of economics that uses mathematical theories and statistical analysis to describe economic systems and solve business problems. Read on to find out more about education options and careers in the field of econometrics.

Inside Econometrics

Econometrics combines economics, calculus and statistics, among other disciplines. Statistical research and quantitative analysis are used to clarify and develop principles of economics. The purpose of econometrics is to provide research methods for testing and experimenting with economic theory.

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Econometrics courses and specializations are available within bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree and postgraduate certificate programs in economics. Those programs cover subjects that include mathematics, business forecasting, finance, consumer psychology, international commerce and microeconomics. Review the articles shown below for more details about relevant degree programs.

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