Business Statistics with Solutions in R (Paperback)

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Business Statistics with Solutions in R covers a wide range of applications of statistics in solving business related problems. It will introduce readers to quantitative tools that are necessary for daily business needs and help them to make evidence-based decisions. The book provides an insight on how to summarize data, analyze it, and draw meaningful inferences that can be used to improve decisions. It will enable readers to develop computational skills and problem-solving competence using the open source language, R.

Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi uses real life business data for illustrative examples while discussing the basic statistical measures, probability, regression analysis, significance testing, correlation, the Poisson distribution, process control for manufacturing, time series analysis, forecasting techniques, exponential smoothing, univariate and multivariate analysis including ANOVA and MANOVA and more in this valuable reference for policy makers, professionals, academics and individuals interested in the areas of business statistics, applied statistics, statistical computing, finance, management and econometrics.

About the Author


Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, associate professor of finance and chair of the accounting and finance department at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria, is a financial economist and technology strategist with over 25 years of experience in estimation, planning, and forecasting using statistical and econometric methods, with particular expertise in risk, expected utility, discounting, binomial-tree valuation methods, financial econometrics models, Monte Carlo simulations, macroeconomics, and exchange rate modeling. Dr. Akinkunmi has performed extensive software development for quantitative analysis of capital markets, revenue and payment gateway, predictive analytics, data science, and credit risk management. He has worked as a business strategist with AT&T, Salomon Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Phibro Energy, First Boston (Credit Suisse First Boston), World Bank, and Central Bank of Nigeria. He has taught and researched at Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY; Fordham University, New York, NY; University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria; State University of New York-FIT, New York, NY; Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ; and American University, Yola, Nigeria. In 1990, he founded Technology Solutions Incorporated (TSI) in New York, which focused on data science and software application development for clients including major financial services institutions. Dr. Akinkunmi is the former Honorable Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State, Nigeria.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781547417469
ISBN-10: 1547417463
Publisher: de Gruyter
Publication Date: October 21st, 2019
Pages: 276
Language: English