6 edition of Probability theory with applications to econometrics and decision-making found in the catalog.
Probability theory with applications to econometrics and decision-making
Saul H. Hymans
|Statement||[by] Saul H. Hymans.|
|Series||Prentice-Hall international series in management|
|LC Classifications||QA273 .H93|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 333 p.|
|Number of Pages||333|
|LC Control Number||67024021|
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