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Statistical Methods for Social Scientists : Quantitative Studies in Social Relations - Eric A. Hanushek

Statistical Methods for Social Scientists

Quantitative Studies in Social Relations

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Published: 1st January 1977
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The aspects of this text which we believe are novel, at least in degree, include: an effort to motivate different sections with practical examples and an empirical orientation; an effort to intersperse several easily motivated examples throughout the book and to maintain some continuity in these examples; and the extensive use of Monte Carlo simulations to demonstrate particular aspects of the problems and estimators being considered. In terms of material being presented, the unique aspects include the first chapter which attempts to address the use of empirical methods in the social sciences, the seventh chapter which considers models with discrete dependent variables and unobserved variables. Clearly these last two topics in particular are quite advanced--more advanced than material that is currently available on the subject. These last two topics are also currently experiencing rapid development and are not adequately described in most other texts.

Empirical Analyses in the Social Science
Estimation with Simple Linear Models
Least Squares Estimators: Statistical Properties and Hypothesis Testing
Ordinary Least Squares in Practice
Multivariate Estimation in Matrix Form
Generalized Least Squares
Models with Discrete Dependent Variables
Introduction to Multiequation Models
Structural Equations: Simultaneous Models
Estimating Models with Erroneous and Unobserved Variables
Statistical Review
Matrix Algebra
Statistical Tables
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780123243508
ISBN-10: 0123243505
Series: Quantitative Studies in Social Relations
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 1st January 1977
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.69