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Statistics used in effect studies

Andrew Hayen and Caroline F. Finch

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

When it comes to analyzing the results from effect studies, some specific statistical methods need to be used, primarily due to the time component that is used in the outcome measure. In addition, ... More


Ideology and the Study of Judicial Behavior

Lee Epstein, Andrew D. Martin, Kevin M. Quinn, and Jeffrey A. Segal

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role of ideology in the study of judicial behavior. From the antecedents of the attitudinal model to newer strategic accounts, ideology plays a key role in political science ... More


Measuring Uncertainty and Error Directly from End Estimates

Andrea Volkens, Judith Bara, Ian Budge, Michael D. McDonald, Robin Best, and Simon Franzmann

in Mapping Policy Preferences From Texts: Statistical Solutions for Manifesto Analysts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640041
eISBN:
9780191757181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640041.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts by re-emphasising the importance of context in assessing estimate uncertainty and error. This not only means bringing general validity and reliability to the assessment but also ... More


Bubbles, Food Prices, and Speculation: Evidence from the CFTC’s Daily Large Trader Data Files

Nicole M. Aulerich, Scott H. Irwin, and Philip Garcia

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The “Masters Hypothesis” claims that unprecedented buying pressures from new financial index investors created a massive bubble in agricultural futures prices at various times in recent years. This ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Roger Tourangeau, Frederick G. Conrad, and Mick P. Couper

in The Science of Web Surveys

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199747047
eISBN:
9780199345069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747047.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In addition to reviewing the main findings and themes of the book, the final chapter grapples with a central issue in the design of mixed-mode surveys. Should researchers try to minimize differences ... More


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