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Clearspring Red Plum Seasoning 150 ml (Pack of 6)
Clearspring Red Plum Seasoning 150 ml (Pack of 6)
Price: 11.40

1.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product, but arrived damaged twice, 14 April 2013
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Echoing another review here, the product itself is fantastic. However, the last two sets of seasoning I received have characteristic signs of a previous leak. Have spoken to Amazon, who have duly refunded me, but seems such a waste.


Introductory Econometrics
Introductory Econometrics
by Jeffrey Wooldridge
Edition: Paperback

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Possibly the best introductory econometrics book?, 11 Jun 2012
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This book was pretty much the only reference book I used for Econometrics in 2nd and 3rd year economics, and a useful guide for some of the applied courses for Masters courses.

A couple of reasons why it is excellent:
1) The book doesn't really presume any knowledge about any of the topics it covers. Therefore, don't be afraid that you'll need additional primers to make sense of it, beyond a very basic understanding of hypothesis testing and statistics
2) There is excellent description of the techniques and maths behind the processes, as well as quite well thought through examples that illuminate the difficulties of using the technique, without alienating anyone who isn't as strong in maths.
3) It covers a lot of material, both in cross sectional and time-series econometrics (although time series is a bit weaker)
4) Its really aimed at 'practical' uses of econometrics, the kinds of things a typical economist will use to test hypotheses in dissertations etc. The focus is on helping you start up a program, run a regression and interpret the results correctly - not explaining what the program will be doing and how the regression is determined.

What its less good at:
1) The hardcore mathematics underpinning the processes - The book does give it a try for some of the simpler stuff, but don't expect a full proof of what OLS is doing
2) Being succinct - The book does sometimes hide key facts behind a lot of words. Example: Classical errors in variables testing - although subheaded, the real key points are sometimes lost in a lot of text, which can mean its difficult to revise from quickly

In summary - this book is excellent for anyone starting out with Econometrics. My copy has been in constant use ever since I got it!


Logitech B110 Optical USB Mouse
Logitech B110 Optical USB Mouse
Offered by PreisCompany
Price: 7.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Mouse - Fine for most needs, 11 Jun 2012
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Great mouse - basic, but does the job well and built well. Had for about 3 months with almost daily use and the odd trip somewhere, still functioning as new.

Using with a Macbook as fed up with the trackpad. Recommended


Battery For T-Mobile Google G1 ext. with back cover 2200mAh CS-HDE160XL
Battery For T-Mobile Google G1 ext. with back cover 2200mAh CS-HDE160XL
Offered by PowerShop UK
Price: 7.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great battery, but wear slightly looser trousers, 24 May 2011
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Have been using this batter now for a couple of months, and I find that even if I am properly battering it for several hours, (using GPS, data etc...) the phone still rarely drops below 40% charge. There have been times when I have been able to avoid charging it at all with normal use.

But, as other reviewers have already commented, expect this battery to pretty much double the depth of the phone. I don't find it to be a problem, though - it adds a bit of bulk at the back so that typing on the keyboard is actually a bit easier.

Overall - recommended for anyone annoyed with how pathetic the battery out of the box is.


The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 1 - Industrialisation, 1700-1860 (part of 3-Volume Paperback Set)
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 1 - Industrialisation, 1700-1860 (part of 3-Volume Paperback Set)
by Roderick Floud
Edition: Paperback
Price: 31.99

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great for exams, not so much if you're looking for enthralling reading.., 27 Dec 2010
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I used this book extensively in preparing for my first year exams in university. As someone who doesn't enjoy studying history, I must admit it did the job very well. However, judging by the fact that it hasn't been touched since that exam, I can't really recommend it if you want to find a brief introduction into what got Britain moving in the first place - the book is too in depth for that.


Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics
by N. Gregory Mankiw
Edition: Hardcover

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Get a cup of coffee for this one, you're gonna need it., 30 May 2008
This review is from: Macroeconomics (Hardcover)
This book is good, make no mistake about it, but bloody hell is it wordy. I'm a man who likes his facts coming to him quick and dirty, but Mankiw sets off on a grand crusade to make everything very very long. Not that this isn't a good thing for some people, but not my cup of tea.
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Themes in Macroeconomic History: The UK Economy 1919-1939
Themes in Macroeconomic History: The UK Economy 1919-1939
by Solomos Solomou
Edition: Paperback
Price: 30.37

4.0 out of 5 stars Essential for Part 1 economists or have a go historians...., 30 May 2008
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As someone doing the Part I of the Economics Tripos at Cambridge, this book is a godsend if Solomou is lecturing you. His book pretty much emulates his lecture course, though, to be fair, this book is slightly outdated.

Beware though, this book isn't much more than a primer, so anyone actually serious about taking this topic further will need more reading.

Just as a side note, Solomou seems to have a certain penchant for regressing EVERYTHING, which can get a bit annoying.


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