Business Forecasting, 9th edition

  • John E. Hanke
  • Dean W. Wichern


For undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Forecasting.


Written in a simple, straightforward style, Business Forecasting, 9th Edition presents basic statistical techniques using practical business examples to teach readers how to predict long-term forecasts.

Table of contents

Table of Contents

 1. Introduction to Forecasting.

 2. A Review of Basic Statistical Concepts.

 3. Exploring Data Patterns and Choosing a Forecasting Technique.

 4. Moving Averages and Smoothing Methods.

 5. Time Series and Their Components.

 6. Simple Linear Regression.

 7. Multiple Regression Analysis.

 8. Regression with Time Series Data.

 9. The Box-Jenkins (ARIMA) Methodology.

10. Judgmental Forecasting and Forecast Adjustments.

11. Managing the Forecasting Process.

Appendix A: Derivations.

Appendix B: Data for Case Study 7.1.

Appendix C: Tables.

Appendix D: Data Sets and Databases.


Published by Pearson (February 8th 2008) - Copyright © 2009