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1. Engel, Ernst (1821–1896)

Born in Dresden, Engel was a German statistician best known for the discovery of the Engel curve and of Engel's Law. In his early years he was associated ...

By H.S. Houthakker. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. dummy variables

The dummy-variable method is a useful device for introducing, into a regression analysis, information contained in qualitative or categorical variables, ...

By Pietro Balestra. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. sieve extremum estimation

Semi-nonparametric models are more flexible and robust than parametric models, but are more complex due to the presence of infinite dimensional unknown ...

By Xiaohong Chen. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Gorman, W.M. (Terence)

W.M. (Terence) Gorman was a theorist's theorist who nonetheless thought himself to be very practical. His contributions were brilliantly original – both ...

By Charles Blackorby, Daniel Primont and R. Robert Russell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. dual economies

Dual economies have asymmetric sectors, the interaction between which influences the path of development. These are typically a rural, traditional, or ...

By David Vines and Andrew Zeitlin. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. law of demand

We formulate several laws of individual and market demand and describe their relationship to neoclassical demand theory. The laws have ...

By Michael Jerison and John K.-H. Quah. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. labour supply

The analysis of labour supply is placed in a general framework within which empirical models and their resulting elasticity estimates ...

By Richard Blundell and Thomas MaCurdy. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. consumer expenditure

Consumers' expenditure is a central concern of economics, both in microeconomic terms (the relationship between prices, expenditure and welfare) and in ...

By Angus Deaton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. Stone, John Richard Nicholas (1913–1991)

Richard Stone was a great British empiricist. He and James Meade developed a systematic double-entry approach to national income accounting that later ...

By Angus Deaton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. econometrics

As a unified discipline, econometrics is still relatively young and has been transforming and expanding very rapidly. Major advances have taken place ...

By John Geweke, Joel Horowitz and Hashem Pesaran. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008