Basic Data Analysis

The following sections describe the EViews objects and tools that you will use to perform basic data analysis.

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“Series” describes the series object. Series are the basic unit of numeric data in EViews and are the basis for most univariate analysis. This chapter documents the basic data analysis and display features associated with series.

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Chapter 12. “Groups,” on page 641 documents the views and procedures for the group object. Groups are collections of series (and series equivalent objects) which form the basis for a variety of multivariate graphical display and data analyses.

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“Geomaps” describes the geomap object which is capable of using shapefiles to draw geographic maps.

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“Graphing Data” describes the display of graph views of data in series and group objects.

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“Categorical Graphs” describes the construction of categorical graphs formed using subsets of the data in series or groups.