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cliometrics

[klee-oh-me-triks, klahy-oh-]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the study of historical data by the use of statistical, often computerized, techniques.

Origin of cliometrics

First recorded in 1965–70; Clio + -metrics
Related formscli·o·met·ric, adjectivecli·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverbcli·o·me·tri·cian [klee-oh-mi-trish-uh n, klahy-oh-] /ˌkli oʊ mɪˈtrɪʃ ən, ˌklaɪ oʊ-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cliometrics

cliometrics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the study of economic history using statistics and computer analysis
Derived Formscliometric or cliometrical, adjectivecliometrician (ˌklaɪəʊməˈtrɪʃən), noun

Word Origin

C20: Clio + (econo) metrics
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