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Statistical Modeling and Inference for Social Science

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, USA .
Written in English


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"This book provides an introduction to probability theory, statistical inference, and statistical modeling for social science researchers and Ph.D. students. Focusing on the connection between statistical procedures and social science theory, Sean Gailmard develops core statistical theory as a set of tools to model and assess relationships between variables - the primary aim of social scientists. Gailmard explains how social scientists express and test substantive theoretical arguments in various models. Chapter exercises require application of concepts to actual data and extend students" grasp of core theoretical concepts. Students will complete the book with the ability to read and critique statistical applications in their fields of interest"-- Provided by publisher.

Edition Notes

Series(Analytical Methods for Social Research)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHA29 .G136 2014
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback; Hardcover
Paginationxviii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26129331M
ISBN 101107003148, 1316622223
ISBN 109781107003149, 9781316622223
LC Control Number2013050034
OCLC/WorldCa1003588130

  It’s a common thing with social science types, point out their data don’t obey the assumptions of their statistical model and there’s always a standard *correction* they make. There’s not usually any willingness to drill down into the issue any more than that. This book discusses the problem of model choice when the statistical models are separate, also called nonnested. Chapter 1 provides an introduction, motivating examples and a general overview of Author: Kelvyn Jones.

  David A. Freedman presents here a definitive synthesis of his approach to causal inference in the social sciences. He explores the foundations and limitations of statistical modeling, illustrating basic arguments with examples from political science, public policy, law, and epidemiology/5. David A. Freedman presents a definitive synthesis of his approach to statistical modeling and causal inference in the social sciences. Counterfactuals and Causal Inference Stephen L. Morgan,Christopher Winship — Mathematics.

Statistical modeling and inference for social science. [Sean Gailmard] -- "This book provides an introduction to probability theory, statistical inference, and statistical modeling for social science researchers and Ph. D. students. Applied Bayesian Modeling and Causal Inference from Incomplete-Data Perspectives presents an overview with examples of these key topics suitable for researchers in all areas of statistics. It adopts a practical approach suitable for applied statisticians working in social and political sciences, biological and medical sciences, and physical /5(3).


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