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The 132-Year Population Trajectory and Associated Synthesis Design

Frederic H. Wagner

in Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The reconstruction of the northern-herd population trajectory places the herd at a hypothetical 5,000-6,000 before 1872; rising to a censused 27,800 in 1914; declining to a censused 3,172 in 1968; ... More


Statistical Alternatives and Supplements to Random Sampling

Patrick Dattalo

in Strategies to Approximate Random Sampling and Assignment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378351
eISBN:
9780199864645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378351.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the following alternatives and complements to RS in terms of their assumptions, implementations, strengths, and weaknesses: (1) randomization tests; (2) multiple imputation; ... More


Quasi-experiments and Heavy-up Experiments in Social Marketing

W. Douglas Evans

in Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health: Methods and Technologies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199757398
eISBN:
9780190226022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757398.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Use of natural experiments and other quasi-experimentation techniques such as heavy-up studies and propensity score matching are growing outcome evaluation approaches in social marketing. Natural ... More


Introduction

Richard McCleary, David McDowall, and Bradley J. Bartos

in Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190661557
eISBN:
9780190661595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661557.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Chapter 1 introduces three categories of time series designs: descriptive, correlational, and interrupted time series designs. The evolution from a two-validity system to a four-validity system ... More


Causation and Causal Claims

Peter Miksza and Kenneth Elpus

in Design and Analysis for Quantitative Research in Music Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199391905
eISBN:
9780199391943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391905.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores the philosophy of science surrounding warrants for causal claims, how researchers can use quantitative data to create causal knowledge, and how to evaluate the validity of ... More


Qualitative Design and Data

Michaël Tatham

in With, Without, or Against the State?: How European Regions Play the Brussels Game

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198758624
eISBN:
9780191818547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 4 describes the mix of qualitative comparative methods used to analyse the case study data. First, a diachronic, most similar systems’ design is outlined in the form of a quasi-experimental ... More


The UK Laboratory

Michaël Tatham

in With, Without, or Against the State?: How European Regions Play the Brussels Game

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198758624
eISBN:
9780191818547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758624.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 5 performs two quasi-experimental tests concerning the impact of devolution and party politics in the UK. The first introduces devolution to Scotland and Wales but not to the South West and ... More


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