Time-series data

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

Data for the same variable at different times, usually at a regular frequency, for example annual, quarterly, weekly, daily, or even minute-by-minute for stock prices. Econometric theory has developed a range of special techniques to analyse time-series data. See also cross-section data; panel data.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.

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