# Harold Hotelling

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American economist and statistician

## Harold Hotelling's AcademicInfluence.com Rankings

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Mathematics

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Measure Theory

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Statistics

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## Harold Hotelling's Degrees

- PhD Mathematics Princeton University

## Why Is Harold Hotelling Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Harold Hotelling was an American mathematical statistician and an influential economic theorist, known for Hotelling's law, Hotelling's lemma, and Hotelling's rule in economics, as well as Hotelling's T-squared distribution in statistics. He also developed and named the principal component analysis method widely used in finance, statistics and computer science.

## Harold Hotelling's Published Works

### Published Works

- Analysis of a complex of statistical variables into principal components. (1933) (9110)
- Stability in Competition (1929) (8393)
- Relations Between Two Sets of Variates (1936) (5986)
- The economics of exhaustible resources (1931) (3917)
- The Generalization of Student’s Ratio (1931) (1543)
- Contributions to Probability and Statistics (1960) (999)
- Multivariate Quality Control (1947) (821)
- THE GENERAL WELFARE IN RELATION TO PROBLEMS OF TAXATION AND OF RAILWAY AND UTILITY RATES. IN: RAILWAYS (1938) (741)
- The most predictable criterion. (1935) (573)
- Multivariate Quality Control-illustrated by the air testing of sample bombsights (1947) (571)
- The Selection of Variates for Use in Prediction with Some Comments on the General Problem of Nuisance Parameters (1940) (459)
- New Light on the Correlation Coefficient and its Transforms (1953) (450)
- Edgeworth's Taxation Paradox and the Nature of Demand and Supply Functions (1932) (422)
- A General Mathematical Theory of Depreciation (1925) (351)
- The Theory and Measurement of Demand. (1938) (296)
- A Generalized T Test and Measure of Multivariate Dispersion (1951) (277)
- Rank Correlation and Tests of Significance Involving No Assumption of Normality (1936) (272)
- Applications of the Theory of Error to the Interpretation of Trends (1929) (223)
- Simplified calculation of principal components (1936) (205)
- Tubes and Spheres in n-Spaces, and a Class of Statistical Problems (1939) (174)
- New Methods of Measuring Marginal Utility. (1932) (165)
- Some New Methods in Matrix Calculation (1943) (163)
- The relations of the newer multivariate statistical methods to factor analysis. (1957) (158)
- Some Improvements in Weighing and Other Experimental Techniques (1944) (157)
- The Triumph of Mediocrity in Business. (1933) (87)
- Demand Functions with Limited Budgets (1935) (68)
- Experimental Determination of the Maximum of a Function (1941) (68)
- Differential Equations Subject to Error, and Population Estimates (1927) (58)
- The Relation of Prices to Marginal Costs in an Optimum System (1939) (55)
- The Limits of a Measure of Skewness (1932) (54)
- The Behavior of Some Standard Statistical Tests under Nonstandard Conditions (1961) (54)
- Teaching of Statistics (1940) (46)
- Measurements and correlations on pelves of Indians of the soutelwest (1936) (30)
- The Transformation of Statistics to Simplify their Distribution (1938) (29)
- The consistency and ultimate distribution of optimum statistics (1930) (28)
- A new analysis of duration of pregnancy data (1932) (27)
- Statistical Methods for Research Workers (Seventh Edition). (1939) (27)
- Effects of Pregnancy, Mouth Acidity, and Age on Dental Caries (1937) (23)
- The Impact of R. A. Fisher on Statistics (1951) (21)
- A mathematical theory of migration. (1978) (20)
- The Moments of the Sample Median (1955) (20)
- Further Points on Matrix Calculation and Simultaneous Equations (1943) (20)
- Three-dimensional manifolds of states of motion (1925) (18)
- British Statistics and Statisticians Today (1930) (17)
- Note on a Matric Theorem of A. T. Craig (1944) (16)
- Dynamic economics : theoretical and statistical studies of demand, production and prices (1935) (14)
- A Final Note (1939) (13)
- Causes of Birth Rate Fluctuations (1931) (11)
- The Work of Henry Schultz (1939) (11)
- The Statistical Method and the Philosophy of Science (1958) (11)
- Rotations in Psychology and the Statistical Revolution. (Scientific Books: Factor Analysis. A Synthesis of Factorial Methods) (1942) (9)
- Population Problems in the United States and Canada. (1926) (9)
- The Distribution of Correlation Ratios Calculated from Random Data. (1925) (9)
- The Place of Statistics in the University (with Discussion) (1949) (8)
- Practical Problems of Matrix Calculation (1949) (8)
- Mathematical Methods of Statistics. Harald Cramér (1947) (7)
- Recent Improvements in Statistical Inference (1931) (6)
- "The Prediction of Personal Adjustment" A Symposium: Problems of Prediction (1942) (6)
- Note on Edgeworth’s Taxation Phenomenon and Professor Garver’s Additional Condition on Demand Functions (1933) (6)
- Multiple-sheeted spaces and manifolds of states of motion (1926) (5)
- An application of analysis situs to statistics (1927) (5)
- C. F. Roos, Econometrician and Mathematician. (1958) (5)
- Mathematical Introduction to Economics. Griffith C. Evans (1931) (4)
- Income-Tax Revision as Proposed by Irving Fisher (1943) (2)
- SPACES OF STATISTICS AND THEIR METRIZATION. (1928) (2)
- Elderton on Curves and Correlation (1928) (2)
- Why We Have the Two‐Party System (1950) (2)
- Research in multivariate statistical analysis at Chapel Hill (1948) (1)
- ALLEN, R. G. D. Mathematical Analysis for Economists. Pp. xvi, 548. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1938. $4.50 (1939) (1)
- Problems for Solution: 3376-3381 (1929) (1)
- Book Review: Poisson's Exponential Binomial Limit. (1943) (1)
- Comments on the Report "Furtherance of Statistical Education" (1950) (1)
- Review: Maurice G. Kendall, The advanced theory of statistics. Vol. 1 (1945) (1)
- Book Review:The Present Status of Renewal Theory Gabriel A. D. Preinreich (1941) (1)
- DAVIS, HAROLD T. The Analysis of Eco nomic Time Series. Pp. xiv, 620. Bloom ington, Ind.: The Principia Press, Inc., 1941. $5.00 (1942) (1)
- The Limitations of Law. (1981) (1)
- Outstanding problems in the theory of statistics (0)
- Statistical Tables. (Scientific Books: Statistical Tables for Biological, Agricultural and Medical Research) (1938) (0)
- The Teaching of Statistics.@@@The Teaching of Statistics in Universities and Colleges. (1948) (0)
- Summary multivariate methods in testing complex equipment (1954) (0)
- Review: M. G. Kendall, The advanced theory of statistics. Vol. 2 (1948) (0)
- The efficiency of the sample median (1954) (0)
- Summary Multivarihte Methods in Testing Complex Equipment Summary Multivariate Methods in Testing Complex Equipment (1954) (0)

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