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Applied Economics

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Descriptive Statistics

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Applied Economics

  1. 1. 1. Descriptive Statistics by using SPSS, EVIEWS and Microsoft Excel 2. Instructor : Mr. Manzoor Ahmad 3. Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Swabi, Pakistan
  2. 2.  Those Methods which are used to collect data, to present them in the form of tables, diagrams etc. and describe their characteristics.  Mean, Median, Mode, Variance, Standard Deviation, Range etc.
  3. 3.  Following are data regarding ages of eleven students in Department of Economics: Name Age Waqas 23 Shahzad 36 Mareena 23 Aroosa 31 Fatima 25 Arsalan 23 Kamran 25 Marwan 21 Shah Fahad 23 Jaseem 27 Junaid 32
  4. 4.  Step 1:Fist we open SPSS program: It appears in Blank Sheet…..
  5. 5.  Step 2: Create a variable in “Variable View” option.
  6. 6.  Step 3: Write down Values of concerned variables in “Data View” Option.
  7. 7.  Step 4: Click on Analyze > Descriptive Statistics >Descriptive and then press OK.
  8. 8.  Interpretation: 1. The Maximum age of the student in Department of Economics is 36years. 2. The Minimum Age of the student in DOE is 21 years. 3. The Mean age of the students in DOP is 26 years.
  9. 9.  Step 1: Open data set with EVIEWS:
  10. 10.  Step 2: Click on Quick>Group Statistic>Descriptive Statistics>Common Sample. And write variables in Series List
  11. 11.  Result:
  12. 12.  Step 1: Create data set
  13. 13.  Step 2: Data>Data Analysis>Descriptive Statistics: press ok.
  14. 14.  Result:

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