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Measuring the Real World: A Textbook of Applied Statistical Methods

By: Heiner Thiessen

268 pages, Figs, Tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #55928 | ISBN: 0471968749
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #55927 | ISBN: 0471949884
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Being `problem driven' this textbook in applied statistics goes beyond the simple presentation of introductory `quantitative method'. It focuses on some of the planet's most burning issues from population explosion to the inequalities of global income distribution, from depletion trends of non-renewable resources to atmospheric pollution and potential climate change.


The Global Situation. Primary and Secondary Magnitudes. Ratios. Percentages. The Arithmetic Mean. Time Series. The Distribution of World Product. Indices. The Population Explosion. Regression and Correlation. Frequency Distributions. Bringing It All Together. Bibliography. Index.

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