Sitzia, Bruno (1998): Rodolfo Benini e gli inizi dell'economia applicata in Italia.
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This paper comments the content and methodology of an article published in 1907 by Rodolfo Benini, an Italian statistician active at the beginning o last century, that is credited by Carl F. Christ (A.E.R., 1985)to have been the first to use multiple regression as an instrument of applied demand ananysis. The original calculations are replicated the comments of Benini are reinterpreted in the light of modern theory. The result of the investigation confirm that Benini can indeed be considered one of the founders of modern econometrics.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Rodolfo Benini e gli inizi dell'economia applicata in Italia.|
|English Title:||Rodolfo Benini: the beginnings of applied economics in Italy.|
|Keywords:||economic hystory; econometric hystory; early econometrics;|
|Subjects:||B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B16 - Quantitative and Mathematical
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B1 - History of Economic Thought through 1925 > B13 - Neoclassical through 1925 (Austrian, Marshallian, Walrasian, Stockholm School)
|Depositing User:||bruno sitzia|
|Date Deposited:||11. Mar 2011 07:45|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 07:55|
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