Economic Phenomena, Economic Analysis, and Its Statistical Applicability: Focusing on the Developments of Econometrics and Challenging Issues

경제현상과 경제분석, 그리고 통계학적 응용성 - 계량경제학의 발전과 과제를 중심으로 -

Kim, Chiho

  • Received : 2015.07.16
  • Accepted : 2015.10.18
  • Published : 2015.12.31


This paper reviews the developments of econometric analysis and seeks a statistical applicability to current economic phenomena. During the last half century, economic analysis has progressed continuously, analyzing and predicting a broad variety of economic phenomena. In the center of this progress lies the remarkable contribution of econometrics and mathematical statistics. New economic research environment has been recently created via developments of IT and the spread of internet and SNSs. Economic phenomena has become increasingly complicated along with more volatile and sophisticated economic analysis. In that context, it can be suggested that there is a need to move beyond current economic paradigms and adapt new approaches such as complex theory and econophysics, all of which posits as a challenge for econometrics and statistics.


economic analysis system;econometrics;mathematical statistics;complex system;econophysics


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