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Basic Computational Techniques For Data Analysis
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Basic Computational Techniques For Data Analysis
An Exploration in MS-Excel

  • D. Narayana - Honorary Professor, Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation, Chavadimukku, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sharad Ranjan - Faculty, Department of Economics, Zakir Husain Delhi College Evening, University of Delhi
  • Nupur Tyagi - Faculty, Department of Commerce, Gargi College, University of Delhi


January 2021 | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This book will help readers acquire knowledge and equip them in handling various statistical and financial computations using MS Excel.

The book is designed to equip students to navigate through MS Excel spreadsheets to compute  various statistical and financial measures for use in data analysis. 

Basic Computational Techniques for Data Analysis illustrates the concepts used in economic and financial decision-making in business as well as in day-to-day life,  thus enhancing a deeper understanding of the concepts from both theoretical and practical perspectives. After going through the textbook, readers will be able to ascertain the inbuilt capabilities in MS Excel and comprehend basic computations in statistics and finance. 

This book is essential as a supportive companion for students of economics, commerce, management and social science subjects in general.

Key Features:

Provides an in-depth and clear understanding of various data analysis techniques

Systemic and stepwise explanation of financial and statistical concepts using MS Excel functions

Prior knowledge of statistics, finance and MS-Excel functions not required to understand the concepts

Simplistic clarification of topics such as Future Value of Money, Loan Amortization and Investment Decision Criteria
 
About the Book
 
Acknowledgments
 
Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
 
Basic Arithmetic Operations in Excel
 
Data: Input into Excel and Sources
 
Visualization of Data Using Graphs in Excel
 
Measures of Central Tendency
 
Measures of Dispersion
 
Compounding: Future Value of Money
 
Investment Decision Criteria: NPV and IRR
 
Loan Amortization
 
Correlation Coefficient
 
Regression Analysis
 
Hypothesis Testing in Regression Analysis
 
Index

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