econometrics

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

Definition of econometrics

  1. :  the application of statistical methods to the study of economic data and problems

econometric

play \i-ˌkä-nə-ˈme-trik, ē-ˌkä-\ adjective

econometrically

play \i-ˌkä-nə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē, ē-ˌkä-\ adverb

econometrician

play \i-ˌkä-nə-mə-ˈtri-shən, ē-ˌkä-\ noun

econometrist

play \i-ˌkä-nə-ˈme-trist, ē-ˌkä-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of econometrics

blend of economics and metric


First Known Use: 1931


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