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## Income Distribution: Includes CD

*Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780195300918
- eISBN:
- 9780199783441
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0195300912.001.0001
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Intended as an introductory textbook for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students, this book leads the reader from familiar basic micro- and macroeconomic concepts in the introduction ... More

## Fitting Cox Regression Models

*Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett*

### in Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195152968
- eISBN:
- 9780199864980
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.003.0014
- Subject:
- Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the conceptual underpinnings of the Cox regression model and demonstrates how to fit it to data. Section 14.1 begins by developing the Cox model specification itself, ... More

## Exercising the Model: Assessing Changes in Settlement Location and Efficiency

*Timothy A. Kohler, R. Kyle Bocinsky, Stefani Crabtree, and Ben Ford*

### in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780520270145
- eISBN:
- 9780520951990
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of California Press
- DOI:
- 10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0010
- Subject:
- Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Comparison between the real and simulated settlement distributions allows us to assess the goodness-of-fit between them. Since our agents optimize their locations, this is also a measure of the ... More

## The ‘strategic-projection’ model of Europeanisation

*Scott James*

### in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- July 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780719085123
- eISBN:
- 9781781702635
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Manchester University Press
- DOI:
- 10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0003
- Subject:
- Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the conceptual challenge posed by Europeanisation by reflecting on the utility of the existing goodness-of-fit model for exploring domestic adaptation aimed at uploading ... More

## Aging and response times: a comparison of sequential sampling models

*Roger Ratcliff, Anjali Thapar, Philip L. Smith, and Gail McKoon*

### in Measuring the Mind: Speed, control, and age

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- March 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780198566427
- eISBN:
- 9780191693588
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566427.003.0001
- Subject:
- Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the effects of ageing on cognitive processes in two choice tasks. It fits the diffusion model to the response time and accuracy data for each task, and interprets the effects of ... More

## Stats & Maths & Unicorns

*Raymond A. Anderson*

### in Credit Intelligence & Modelling: Many Paths through the Forest of Credit Rating and Scoring

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- January 2022
- ISBN:
- 9780192844194
- eISBN:
- 9780191926976
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780192844194.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter covers basic statistical concepts. Most statistics relate to hypothesis testing, and others to variable selection and model fitting. The name is because an exact match between a ... More

## Post-analysis Procedures

*Joseph A. Veech*

### in Habitat Ecology and Analysis

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- February 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198829287
- eISBN:
- 9780191868078
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198829287.003.0010
- Subject:
- Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

There are several additional statistical procedures that can be conducted after a habitat analysis. The statistical model produced by a habitat analysis can be assessed for fit to the data. Model fit ... More

## Bootstrap Analysis

*Russell Cheng*

### in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- September 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198505044
- eISBN:
- 9780191746390
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Parametric bootstrapping (BS) provides an attractive alternative, both theoretically and numerically, to asymptotic theory for estimating sampling distributions. This chapter summarizes its use not ... More

## Embedded Distributions: Two Numerical Examples

*Russell Cheng*

### in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- September 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198505044
- eISBN:
- 9780191746390
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0007
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter illustrates use of (i) the score statistic and (ii) a goodness-of-fit statistic to test if an embedded model provides an adequate fit, in the latter case with critical values calculated ... More

## Explaining facets of the hegemonic: political economy, domestic institutions and beyond

*Andreas Antoniades*

### in Producing Globalisation: Politics of Discourse and Institutions in Greece and Ireland

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- July 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780719078446
- eISBN:
- 9781781702888
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Manchester University Press
- DOI:
- 10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.003.0007
- Subject:
- Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates the role of political economy and domestic institutional arrangements in the materialisation of hegemonic discourses. It examines whether the nature of political economy is ... More

## Interrelated and Correlated

*Steven J. Osterlind*

### in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198831600
- eISBN:
- 9780191869532
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter describes quantifying events in America and their historical context. The cotton gin is invented and has tremendous impact on the country, bringing sentiments of taxation and slavery to ... More

## Applied Structural Equation Modeling for Cross-Cultural Comparison

*Thanh V. Tran and Keith T. Chan*

### in Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- September 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780190888510
- eISBN:
- 9780190888527
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780190888510.003.0006
- Subject:
- Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

In this chapter, we focus on the use of Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) to compare path models across two or more cultural groups. SEM can be used to test the goodness of fit of a causal model, as ... More

## Model Selection

*Timothy E. Essington*

### in Introduction to Quantitative Ecology: Mathematical and Statistical Modelling for Beginners

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- November 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780192843470
- eISBN:
- 9780191926112
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780192843470.003.0009
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The chapter “Model Selection” provides a brief overview of alternative ways of thinking about what is (are) the best model(s) and shows the core motivation behind the Akaike information criterion as ... More

## Child Temperament 101: A Primer on Personality Differences in Children

*David Rettew*

### in Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood

- Published in print:
- 2021
- Published Online:
- August 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780197550977
- eISBN:
- 9780197551004
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780197550977.003.0002
- Subject:
- Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The second chapter introduces the reader to some core principles of temperament and how these dimensions often combine to yield five different temperamental types (mellow, moderate, anxious, ... More

## Measuring accuracy

*Alexis Wellwood*

### in The Meaning of More

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198804659
- eISBN:
- 9780191842870
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198804659.003.0007
- Subject:
- Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

For the most part, the book up until this point has focused on comparative constructions which, together, may be understood as the core, “regular” comparatives. Yet a variety of other types have been ... More

## Statistical inference

*Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan*

### in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- September 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198785699
- eISBN:
- 9780191827518
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This chapter begins with a very successful demonstration that illustrates many of the general principles of statistical inference, including estimation, bias, and the concept of the sampling ... More

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