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Basic Econometrics, 5/e

Damodar N. Gujarati, Professor Emeritus, United States Military Academy
Dawn C. Porter, University of Southern California

ISBN: 0073375772
Copyright year: 2009

About the Authors



Damodar N. Gujarati
After teaching for more than 28 years at the City University of New York, Damodar N. Gujarati is currently professor emeritus of economics in the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. Dr. Gujarati received his M.Com. degree from the University of Bombay in 1960, his M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 1963, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1965. Dr. Gujarati has published extensively in recognized national and international journals, such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Business. Dr. Gujarati was a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of Quantitative Economics, the official journal of the Indian Econometric Society. Dr. Gujarati is also the author of Pensions and the New York City Fiscal Crisis (the American Enterprise Institute, 1978), Government and Business (McGraw-Hill, 1984), and Essentials of Econometrics (McGraw-Hill, 3d ed., 2006). Dr. Gujarati's books on econometrics have been translated into several languages.

Dr. Gujarati was a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, U.K. (1970–1971), a Visiting Fulbright Professor to India (1981–1982), a Visiting Professor in the School of Management of the National University of Singapore (1985–1986), and a Visiting Professor of Econometrics, University of New South Wales, Australia (summer of 1988). Dr. Gujarati has lectured extensively on micro- and macroeconomic topics in countries such as Australia, China, Bangladesh, Germany, India, Israel, Mauritius, and the Republic of South Korea.

Dawn C. Porter
Dawn Porter has been an assistant professor in the Information and Operations Management Department at the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California since the fall of 2006. She currently teaches both introductory undergraduate and MBA statistics in the business school. Prior to joining the faculty at USC, from 2001–2006, Dawn was an assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and a visiting professor in the psychology department at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at NYU. At NYU she taught a number of advanced statistical methods courses and was also an instructor at the Stern School of Business. Her Ph.D. is from the Stern School in Statistics.

Dawn's areas of research interest include categorical analysis, agreement measures, multivariate modeling, and applications to the field of psychology. Her current research examines online auction models from a statistical perspective. She has presented her research at the Joint Statistical Meetings, the Decision Sciences Institute meetings, the International Conference on Information Systems, several universities including the London School of Economics and NYU, and various e-commerce and statistics seminar series. Dawn is also a co-author on Essentials of Business Statistics, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2008. Outside of academics, Dawn has been employed as a statistical consultant for KPMG, Inc. She also worked as a statistical consultant for many other major companies, including Ginnie Mae, Inc., Toys R Us Corporation, IBM, Cosmaire, Inc, and New York University (NYU) Medical Center.


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