CHAPTER 3

Basic Equation Editing and Table Design

In the previous two chapters we have seen several mathematical models displayed using Microsoft Word’s equation editor. We have also seen several figures that depict the output of regressions we’ve run. In this chapter, you will learn how to construct these models and how to construct tables that are easy to understand, pleasing to the eye, and professional looking.

Equation Editing

Since economic research is grounded in mathematics, it is critical that the researcher be skilled in portraying the models in such a way that they give the reader a precise description of the type of data and the relationship being investigated. And while there are many different programs that allow one to construct ...

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