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Interpreting and using regression [electronic resource] / Christopher H. Achen.

By: Achen, Christopher H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Quantitative applications in the social sciences: no. 07-029.Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1982Description: 1 online resource (87 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585216886 (electronic bk.); 9780585216881 (electronic bk.); 9781412984560 (electronic bk.); 1412984564 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Regression analysis | MATHEMATICS -- Probability & Statistics -- Regression Analysis | Ciencias sociales -- M�etodos estad�isticos | Analyse de r�egression | Wiskundige methoden | Kwantitatieve methoden | Regressieanalyse | Sociale wetenschappen | Regressionsanalyse | Regression analysis - For social sciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Interpreting and using regression.DDC classification: 519.5/36 Other classification: 70.03 | MR 2100 | QH 234 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Elementary regression theory and social science practice -- Statistical properties of regression coefficients -- Choosing a specification -- The importance of a variable -- Conclusion.
Summary: Achen builds a working philosophy of regression analysis that goes beyond the abstract, unrealistic treatment given in previous texts. He sets out the procedures researchers employ, places them in the framework of statistical theory, and shows how good research takes account of both statistical theory and the demands of the real world.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-85).

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Achen builds a working philosophy of regression analysis that goes beyond the abstract, unrealistic treatment given in previous texts. He sets out the procedures researchers employ, places them in the framework of statistical theory, and shows how good research takes account of both statistical theory and the demands of the real world.

Introduction -- Elementary regression theory and social science practice -- Statistical properties of regression coefficients -- Choosing a specification -- The importance of a variable -- Conclusion.

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Interpreting and using regression by Achen, Christopher H. ©1982
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