noun (used with a singular verb) Economics.
the application of statistical and mathematical techniques in solving problems as well as in testing and demonstrating theories.
- economic cooperation administration,
- economic cycle,
- economic determinism,
- economic geography
Origin of econometrics
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(functioning as singular) the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economic problems and theories
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