Antedating of "Econometrics"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Aug 13 16:42:11 UTC 2005

econometrics (OED 1933)

1931 _Science_ 27 Nov. 534 (JSTOR)  On Friday Section L will meet jointly
with the Econometric Society. ... The president, Professor Irving Fisher,
will speak on "The Scope of Econometrics."

Fred Shapiro

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