Dictionary

econometrics

noun plural but singular in construction econo·met·rics \i-ˌkä-nə-ˈme-triks, ē-ˌkä-\

Definition of ECONOMETRICS

:  the application of statistical methods to the study of economic data and problems
econo·met·ric \-trik\ adjective
econo·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
econo·me·tri·cian \-mə-ˈtri-shən\ noun
econo·met·rist \-ˈme-trist\ noun
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of ECONOMETRICS

blend of economics and metric
First Known Use: 1931

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: economicPrevious Word in the Dictionary: econoboxAll Words Near: econometrics
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears