9780534602680

Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534602680

  • ISBN 10:

    0534602681

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/22/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS. 1. Statistics and Public Administration and Nonprofit Administration. 2. Measurement. 3. Research Design. Part II: DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS. 4. Frequency Distributions. 5. Measures of Central Tendency. 6. Measures of Dispersion. Part III: PROBABILITY. 7. Introduction to Probability. 8. The Normal Probability Distribution. 9. The Binomial Probability Distribution. 10. Some Special Probability Distributions. Part IV: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS. 11. Introduction to Inference. 12. Hypothesis Testing. 13. Estimating Population Proportions. 14. Testing the Difference Between Two Groups. Part V: ANALYSIS OF NOMINAL AND ORDINAL DATA. 15. Construction and Analysis of Contingency Tables. 16. Aids for the Interpretation of Contingency Tables. 17. Statistical Control Table Analysis. Part VI: REGRESSION ANALYSIS. 18. Introduction to Regression Analysis. 19. The Assumptions of Linear Regression. 20. Time Series Analysis. 21. Multiple Regression. 22. Interrupted Time Series: Program and Policy Analysis. Part VII: SPECIAL TOPICS IN QUANTITATIVE MANAGEMENT. 23. Regression Output and Data Management. Part VII: SPECIAL TOPICS IN QUANTITATIVE MANAGEMENT. 24. Performance Measurement Techniques. 25. Decision Theory. 26. Linear Programming.

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