Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. Statistical methods for the social sciences / Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay Agresti, an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science. Results 1 – 30 of 93 Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences by Agresti, Alan, Finlay, Barbara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.
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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Strong emphasis on regression topics. Perfect condition, purchased for stats class. Amazon Second Agrrsti Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Since the first edition, the increase in computer power coupled with the continued improvement and accessibility of statistical software has had a major impact on the way social scientists analyze data.
On the other hand, the agrestti is not a cookbook. Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text. Also a lot of the exercises are vague and odd imo. Although not quite as informative, this will again make results consistent with software output, and help csiences connect the idea of the se for the various inferential methods they see. If combined with the SPSS application guide, it provides great guideline for Statistics at post-graduate level. Write a customer review.
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By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology.
The presentation of computationally complex methods, such as regression, emphasizes interpretation of software output rather than the formulas for performing the analysis. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses. It is very good. This edition contains several changes and additions in content, directed toward a more modern approach. Introduction to Econometrics 3rd Edition. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Perfectly reasonable base text; I think one can get through it significantly faster than two semesters, but provides just the base needed for more advanced work.
Account Options Sign in. Teh text contains numerous sample printouts, mainly in the style of SPSS and occasionaly SAS, both in chapter text and homework problems.
It has met those expectations He has held sciehces positions at Harvard University, Boston University, London School of Economics, and Imperial College and has taught courses or short courses for universities and companies in about 20 countries worldwide. By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae.
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Nonetheless, it is very clearly written and covers most of the basics you need to do any kind of research multiple regressions, ANOVA, basic t,z, and F-tests, etc. See all 64 reviews.
You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. Sign In We’re sorry! The author is successful in his goal of introducing statistical methods in a style that emphasized their concepts and their application to the social sciences rather than the mathematics and computational details behind them.
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