9. Inferential Statistics

  1. Paolo Brandimarte

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch9

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management

How to Cite

Brandimarte, P. (2011) Inferential Statistics, in Quantitative Methods: An Introduction for Business Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118023525.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470496343

Online ISBN: 9781118023525

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Keywords:

  • inferential statistics;
  • confidence intervals;
  • hypothesis testing;
  • correlation analysis;
  • analysis of variance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Random Samples and Sample Statistics

  • Confidence Intervals

  • Hypothesis Testing

  • Beyond The Mean of One Population

  • Checking The Fit of Hypothetical Distributions: The Chi-Square Test

  • Analysis of Variance

  • Monte Carlo Simulation

  • Stochastic Convergence and The Law of Large Numbers

  • Parameter Estimation

  • Some More Hypothesis Testing Theory