econometrics e‧con‧o‧met‧rics [ɪˌkɒnəˈmetrɪks ǁ ɪˌkɑː-] noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS STATISTICS
the branch of economics that uses mathematical and statistical methods to understand how economic systems work. Econometrics looks at important factors, for example interest rates, levels of employment, and government policies, and tests how changes to them could affect the economy in the future
— econometric adjective [only before a noun] :

• They use econometric models to search for the effects of the tax-reform law on the economy in general.

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econometric UK US /ɪˌkɒnəˈmetrɪk/ US  /-ˌkɑːnə-/ adjective ECONOMICS
of or relating to econometrics: »

Most econometric models suggest that the immediate impact of higher oil prices tends to be relatively small.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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