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  • Data Analysisby Charles M. Judd; Gary H. McClelland; Carey S. Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 84.95

    Data Analysis: A Model Comparison Approach to Regression, ANOVA, and Beyond is an integrated treatment of data analysis for the social and behavioral sciences. It covers all of the statistical models normally used in such analyses, such as multiple regression and analysis of variance, but it does so in an integrated manner that relies on the comparison... more...

  • Latent Variable Modelsby John C. Loehlin; A. Alexander Beaujean

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Latent Variable Models: An Introduction to Factor, Path, and Structural Equation Analysis introduces latent variable models by utilizing path diagrams to explain the relationships in the models. This approach helps less mathematically-inclined readers to grasp the underlying relations among path analysis, factor analysis, and structural equation... more...

  • Microsimulation and Population Dynamicsby Alain Bélanger; Patrick Sabourin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.52

    This book is a practical, step-by-step introduction to microsimulation in demography. It shows how to use Modgen, a powerful and free microsimulation platform built by Statistics Canada. The authors' hands-on explanation of model development will help readers make their own. The book teaches how to create and run a simple cohort model with a single... more...

  • Consumer Perception of Product Risks and Benefitsby Gerard Emilien; Rolf Weitkunat; Frank Lüdicke

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 190.25

    This book reflects the current thinking and research on how consumers? perception of product risks and benefits affects their behavior. It provides the scientific, regulatory and industrial research community with a conceptual and methodological reference point for studies on consumer behavior and marketing. The contributions address various aspects... more...

  • Applying Test Equating Methodsby Jorge González; Marie Wiberg

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.52

    This book describes how to use test equating methods in practice. The non-commercial software R is used throughout the book to illustrate how to perform different equating methods when scores data are collected under different data collection designs, such as equivalent groups design, single group design, counterbalanced design and non equivalent groups... more...

  • Diversity in Survey Questions on the Same Topicby Tineke de Jonge; Ruut Veenhoven; Wim Kalmijn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.52

    This book describes why conventional methods fall short to solve the comparability problem and introduces three successive innovations to overcome these shortcomings. Comparability of results from different surveys using different items for the same topic is greatly hampered by the differences in response scales used. This reduces our accumulation... more...

  • Standard Setting in Educationby Sigrid Blömeke; Jan-Eric Gustafsson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.72

    This book summarizes the international evidence on methodological issues in standard setting in education. By critically discussing the standard-setting practices implemented in the Nordic countries and by presenting new methodological approaches, it offers fresh perspectives on the current research.  Standard setting targets crucial societal... more...

  • Quantitative Social Scienceby Kosuke Imai

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 49.50 US$ 45.05

    An introductory textbook on data analysis and statistics written especially for students in the social sciences and allied fields Quantitative analysis is an increasingly essential skill for social science research, yet students in the social sciences and related areas typically receive little training in it?or if they do, they usually end up in... more...

  • Principles & Methods of Statistical Analysisby Frieman Jerome; Donald A. Saucier

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 68.00

    This unique intermediate/advanced statistics text uses real research on antisocial behaviors, such as cyberbullying, stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, to help readers across the social and behavioral sciences understand the underlying theory behind statistical methods. By presenting examples and principles of statistics within the context... more...

  • Essentials of Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Raymond Paternoster; Ronet D. Bachman

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 76.00

    Essentials of Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice helps students understand the vital role that research and statistics play in the study of criminology and criminal justice by showing them how to conduct and interpret statistics in real-world settings with a step-by-step approach to solving problems. This practical, applied approach... more...