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Author Winkler, Othmar W

Title Interpreting socio-economic data : a foundation of descriptive statistics / by Othmar W. Winkler
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008


Description 1 online resource
Contents Preface; Contents; to 1 Developments in Socio-Economic Statistics; to 2 From the Facts in Society to Socio-Economic Data; to 3 Structure and Nature of Socio-Economic Data: The Aggregates; to 4 Ratios in the Social Sciences; to 5 Interpreting Longitudinal Data, Part 1 -- Looking to the Past; to 6 Longitudinal Analysis, Part 2 -- Looking to the Future; to 7 Longitudinal Analysis, Part 3 -- Index Numbers; to 8 Cross Sectional Analysis in One Dimension; to 9 Cross Sectional Analysis in More Than One Dimension; to 10 Socio-Economic Statistics and Probability
To 11 The Interface Between Statistics and Accountingto 12 Socio-Economic Statistics and Geography; Afterthoughts; to A Appendix to Chapter 3; to B Appendix to Chapter 5; to C Appendix to Chapter 8; to D Appendix to Chapter 9; to E Appendix to Chapter 10; Index
Summary A compendium of the concepts needed to describe and analyze empirical data in the social sciences. It aims to set the record straight about foundations of descriptive statistics and also aims to offer a look behind the scenes of commonly used methods. It shows how to deal with ratios, probabilities, and index numbers
Analysis economie
toegepaste statistiek
applied statistics
Statistics (General)
Statistiek (algemeen)
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783540687214